September 5th, 2014
The faculty of Rider University is standing in solidarity at the
beginning of the fall as contract negotiations, which started in the
summer and continue with little progress being made.
The administration has put forth draconian proposals that will
negatively affect almost every aspect of the current effective contract.
As a result, every faculty member is taking an active interest in the
As the fall semester began, over 250 faculty members walked past
President Mordechai Rozanski, who was to deliver his convocation speech.
Each faculty member was wearing white shirts with the chapter’s logo
and the statement “United We Stand.” The long single-file line of
faculty entering the auditorium delayed the beginning of the president's
address by 10 minutes as each person passed Rozanski and other