The Daily Free Pess
January 15th, 2015
As part of an ongoing effort to better address concerns and treatment
of part-time faculty, adjunct professors at Boston University will soon
participate in an election to determine whether or not they will
The National Labor Relations Board, an independent federal agency,
sent mail-in ballots to the part-time faculty members Tuesday, said
Jason Stephany, a spokesman for the Service Employees International
Union 509, which, according to its website, represents more than 17,000
human service workers and educators in Massachusetts.
Laurie LaPorte, an anthropology lecturer in the College of Arts and
Sciences, said working with her fellow adjunct professors has been a
daily effort that has grown in magnitude.