United Academics of the University of Oregon

AAUP/AFT Local 3209, AFL-CIO

Who are we?
United Academics represents the 1700 teaching and research faculty at the University of Oregon.

About us

Duck and Cover
Read the union newsletter. We keep it live, local, and late breaking, so check back frequently.

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Join the union!
The majority of faculty in all classifications join the union as full members.

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We completed bargaining with the university in August 2015. We start bargaining again in winter 2018.

More bargaining info

Union Elections
Elections for all union positions are now underway. Nominate, run, vote.

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Academic Freedom
Academic Freedom is complicated in concept and practice. We've drafted a primer on the current state of legal thinking about academic freedom and how it impacts our faculty.

Explore academic freedom

Social Justice and Equity
UA has adopted a strategic plan to improve social justice and equity on our campus.

Our strategic plan

We stay active in local, state, and national politics.

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Fish Wrapper
Our old posts and news before the newsletter was developed.

Re-live the good times here

Many of our faculty gather to talk, strategize, sympathize, and have a drink.

Get involved!



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The Future of Public Education, featuring Randi Weingarten

April 26, 2017, 7:00pm - April 26, 2017, 9:00pm

Join us for a talk by Randi Weingarten, president of the 1.6 million-member American Federation of Teachers. She holds degrees from Cornell University’s School of Industrial and Labor Relations and Cardozo School of Law and has worked as a lawyer and a high school history teacher. In 2013, the New York Observer named Weingarten one of the most influential New Yorkers of the past 25 years. She is a regular columnist for The New York Times’ Sunday Review and an active member of the Democratic National Committee. This event is part of the Wayne Morse Center’s Margaret Hallock Program for Women's Rights. Cosponsored by the UO Labor Education and Research Center and United Academics, AAUP-AFT Local 3209.

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