By Sterling Beard -
A cadre of professors is resisting efforts to unionize the faculty at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC).
So far, 158 professors have signed an open letter expressing their opposition to the unionization drive by the Campus Faculty Association (CFA), an organization which says it “aims to create an open and democratic university by balancing the power of the administration with a strong faculty voice through an open process of collective bargaining.”
“We. . .find no evidence that academic excellence on our campus would be advanced by ceding control of many of our most important decision-making processes to local representatives of a national labor union,” the letter states.
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