Raising Standards for Our Profession and for Our Students

Faculty Forward unites professors at campuses across the country to address the crisis in higher education and the troubling trend toward a marginalized teaching faculty that endangers our profession.

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Approximately 70% of instructional faculty at all colleges are working on a contingent basis.


Seventy-nine percent of faculty don’t get health insurance at their college; 86% don’t receive retirement benefits.


The numbers of part-time faculty has increased at almost three times the rate of full-time faculty in the last 15 years.

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Our Campaigns

We are working to mobilize faculty at campuses across Los Angeles and around the country to win changes at the city, state, and federal level.

Our Union

Hear from fellow faculty at numerous Los Angeles area universities and colleges, in their own words, why organizing is so important.

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To learn more about the efforts to form a union and raise standards in higher education, contact Raymond Meza at raymond.meza@seiu721.org or (323) 369-3248.