A Resolution in Support of DACA Students

Resolution #1718-01 A Resolution in Support of DACA Students. BE IT ENACTED BY THE REPRESENTATIVE ASSEMBLY HERE GATHERED THAT: WHEREAS, The Coalition of Graduate Workers is founded on the protection and empowerment of vulnerable populations; and WHEREAS, CGW has a past history of stating support for foreign-born students in the face of statements and policiesContinue reading “A Resolution in Support of DACA Students”

CGW General Membership Meeting, 9/23/17

This is a notice that CGW will hold its first General Membership Meeting of the semester on Saturday, September 23rd, at 10 AM in Tate Hall 022 (otherwise known as Tate Auditorium.) We anticipate the meeting will be finished by 11:30 AM. We’re covering a few things at this meeting. In addition to reports fromContinue reading “CGW General Membership Meeting, 9/23/17”

3rd Annual Rally for Graduate Rights

The Coalition of Graduate Workers invites you to our third annual Rally for Graduate Rights! Every year we kick off the fall semester with a reaffirmation of our principles and a rededication to organizing the MU community. As our University faces unprecedented budget challenges, it’s now more important than ever for graduate workers and theirContinue reading “3rd Annual Rally for Graduate Rights”

CGW Statement on The Hiring of Dr. Alexander Cartwright

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 24, 2017 For more information contact Joseph Moore (732-948-5718 / moorjo86@gmail.com) Columbia, Missouri – The Coalition of Graduate Workers (CGW), as the elected exclusive representative of the University of Missouri’s approximately 2,700 graduate employees, looks forward to working productively with newly-appointed Chancellor Dr. Alexander Cartwright on issues surrounding graduate student employmentContinue reading “CGW Statement on The Hiring of Dr. Alexander Cartwright”

A Resolution to Establish Archival Policies for Representative Assembly Resolutions

Resolution #1617-06 A Resolution to Establish Archival Policies for Representative Assembly Resolutions. BE IT ENACTED BY THE REPRESENTATIVE ASSEMBLY HERE GATHERED THAT: WHEREAS, Transparency in the union’s operations is to be sought wherever prudent to support clear communication and accountability; and WHEREAS, Representatives may desire to remain anonymous due to a hostile administration, faculty membersContinue reading “A Resolution to Establish Archival Policies for Representative Assembly Resolutions”

A Resolution On Setting Forth Election Administration Policies.

Resolution #1617-05 A Resolution On Setting Forth Election Administration Policies. Nomination Process: A nomination can be submitted electronically, but acceptance of the nomination is required from the nominee at least 24 hours before the election takes place. Nominations from the floor can occur on the day of elections, however the nominee needs to be physicallyContinue reading “A Resolution On Setting Forth Election Administration Policies.”

A Resolution to Recognize the Academic Achievements of CGW Members

Resolution #1617-09 A Resolution to Recognize the Academic Achievements of CGW Members. BE IT ENACTED BY THE REPRESENTATIVE ASSEMBLY HERE GATHERED THAT: WHEREAS, Despite the best efforts of many officials within the administration, the University of Missouri remains a distinguished and prestigious institute of higher education; and WHEREAS, The completion of a graduate degree representsContinue reading “A Resolution to Recognize the Academic Achievements of CGW Members”

A Resolution Regarding the Potential Layoffs of Ranked Non-Tenure Track Faculty

Resolution #1617-08 A Resolution Regarding the Potential Layoffs of Ranked Non-Tenure Track Faculty. BE IT ENACTED BY THE REPRESENTATIVE ASSEMBLY HERE GATHERED THAT: WHEREAS, On April 3, 2017, the University of Missouri System issued a statement regarding “Systemwide Budget Guidance” in response to the potentially severe cuts to the state’s allocations towards public higher education;Continue reading “A Resolution Regarding the Potential Layoffs of Ranked Non-Tenure Track Faculty”

General Assembly Notice, 4/29/17

The Coalition of Graduate Workers will hold its second and final General Assembly meeting of the semester on Saturday, April 29th, at 11:00 AM in Swallow Hall 101. The meeting is scheduled to conclude by 1:00 PM. Refreshments will be provided. A full agenda will go out by Saturday, April 22nd. The meeting will include: -OfficerContinue reading “General Assembly Notice, 4/29/17”

A Resolution to Organize for a Sanctuary Campus Policy

CGW Representative Assembly Resolution #1617-04 A Resolution to Organize for a Sanctuary Campus Policy.  BE IT ENACTED BY THE REPRESENTATIVE ASSEMBLY HERE GATHERED THAT: WHEREAS, The graduate employee body at the University of Missouri is a diverse constituency with members of minority and vulnerable populations, including but not limited to international students and undocumented students;Continue reading “A Resolution to Organize for a Sanctuary Campus Policy”