WEMU Local
11:40 am
Mon September 4, 2006

Administration Steps Up Pressure on Striking EMU Faculty

Ypsilanti, MI – Negotiations resume this afternoon between Eastern Michigan University and its striking faculty.
Last night, the administration delivered a letter to the faculty union demanding that professors be in their classrooms for the start of fall classes on Wednesday, with or without a new contract, or the university would suspend negotiations.
This morning, WEMU's David Fair spoke with university spokesperson Dennis Beagen and faculty union president Howard Bunsis about this latest development.
Click on the audio icon attached to this item to hear the interview with Dennis Beagen.