Author Archives: UISUF

UIS United Faculty Supports Wright State University Faculty

UIS United Faculty, a chapter of the University Professionals of Illinois, Local 4100 issues a letter of support for union brothers and sisters at Wright State University in Ohio. Find our letter of support here: UIS UF supports Wright State University     Advertisements

UIS UF Fall Social and Show of Solidarity

Dear Comrades: We have two great solidarity-building opportunities coming up next week. First, the UIS UF fall social will be at La Fiesta on Tuesday, November 14 from 4:30-7. Second, we are asking for a strong show of solidarity on Thursday, November 16, as a symbolic protest against the University’s decision to dock our wages for strike days. Wear […]

New UISUF Contract!

Dear colleagues, Welcome back, and to our new faculty, welcome to UIS! This fall we have a great deal to celebrate as we move forward with our first contract, which was signed into effect just last week. Your (searchable) copy of the new contract is available at You can also see the contract on the UIS web page ( […]

UIS UF in the Labor Day parade — join us and bring your family!

Dear UIS United Faculty members, fans, and family: The Labor Day weekend is upon us, and this year UIS UF has the honor of marching at the head of Springfield’s parade! I hope you’ll join me and other faculty and students to celebrate our new contract and to connect with other area labor unions. This […]

Support and Solidarity from UIUC Graduate Employees’ Organization

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 04 May 2017 GEO at UIUC Solidarity Statement in Response to UISUF Strike Urbana-Champaign (May 4, 2017): The Graduate Employees’ Organization Local 6300 IFT/AFT at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign stands firmly in solidarity with our comrades in University of Illinois Springfield United Faculty (UISUF) as they go on strike for […]

On the ongoing strike: to our students

Dear UIS students, Wednesday evening (May 3, 2017), UIS United Faculty (union of tenure-track professors at UIS) voted overwhelmingly to continue our strike against the university. All UIS professors are strongly committed to teaching and learning and none of us want to hinder our student’s educational progress. Voting to continue our strike—especially at the end […]

Letter of Support from APSCUF

Today UIS UF received this letter of support for our strike from the Executive Board of APSCUF, the union of faculty at Pennsylvania State colleges and universities. We are grateful for their support! #uisedu #uiscontractnow