Faculty, Minnesota state universities agree to contract

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More than a year after their contract expired, faculty union leaders have reached a tentative agreement with the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities (MnSCU) system.

Although no details have been released publicly, the Inter Faculty Organization, which represents some 4,000 faculty members at seven Minnesota state universities, posted a note on its website telling members: “We think you’re going to like it.”

The agreement, if approved, would cap a contentious year of negotiations between the faculty union and MnSCU, the umbrella organization for all two-year and four-year state colleges other than the University of Minnesota.

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