For the second time in a year, adjuncts in Philadelphia want a union contract! Click to find out more about their campaign at Philadelphia University with UAP!More
Candidates who won the endorsement of AFT Pennsylvania won at the polls on Tuesday, with Hillary Clinton and Katie McGinty leading the way.
City-wide, contingent faculty are joining United Academics of Philadelphia (UAP) and organizing schools to win strong collective bargaining contracts to improve the employment conditions of contingent faculty. Find out how to make your voice heard!
United Academics of Philadelphia, American Federation of Teacher’s (AFT) Local 9608 is a union dedicated to making higher education sustainable for the 15,000 adjunct professors teaching in Philadelphia-area colleges. We are organizing to build collective bargaining power, community and resources for a vital yet underrepresented majority of university faculties. Education is a public good, so we need to provide our students with a secure, respected faculty. Together, we can achieve what we cannot as individuals. Join us.
UAP leaders and activists toast to the kickoff of the organizing campaign for adjunct faculty at Temple University. Watch Ryan Eckes, adjunct at Temple University toast to sucess at Temple and city-wide.
Word about United Academics of Philadelphia (UAP) is spreading. The Philadelphia Inquierer, Inside Higher Ed, The Chronicle of Education have already written about our work. Check out recent articles about our local in the press and remember to visit this page regularly for new articles.
First city-wide adjunct symposium brought together voices from across the city.
Written by Ryan Eckes, UAP member