Harvard graduate students moved one step closer to unionizing after reaching an agreement with the University to hold an election on unionization next month.
The “top-up,” a supplement for Ph.D. students in Faculty of Arts and Sciences departments intended to equalize funding, has been a source of confusion for some students.
Responding to suggestions from the Faculty Council, the Faculty of Arts and Sciences is hosting town hall sessions for professors, administrators, and the University’s labor representatives to discuss graduate student unionization.
The School of Public Health began phasing out its Doctor of Science in favor of a new Ph.D., with 39 students matriculating in the program this fall.
Harvard’s graduate student unionization effort is for the first time reaching out to undergraduate teaching and research assistants to gauge their interest in joining a potential student union.
Members of Harvard's graduate student unionization effort will meet with University officials within the next 10 days, following the National Labor Relations Board's recent ruling.
Even after last week’s landmark National Labor Relations Board ruling on graduate student unionization, the legal path forward for universities is far from clear.