Ask a Dean Category: Union Representation

How important is it to vote?

Dear Deans, The union election seems to be approaching. I’ve had a few recent discussions with my peers, and some of them are not sure if they should vote. Some…

Comment #3 about Ask a Dean 3/6/17

Dear Deans, I find the leading item in the most recent Graduate School News to be extremely disheartening. The two questions are clearly canned anti-union messages meant to dissuade graduate…

Comment #2 about Ask a Dean 3/6/17

Dear Deans, I really, really like you. Grad school at Cornell has been generous, supportive, encouraging at all times to me. From conferences to research travels, assistance in difficult times,…

Comment #1 about Ask a Dean 3/6/17

Dear Deans, I am concerned about the email sent to graduate students yesterday. I do not doubt that other graduate students have the concerns raised about the unionization effort, but…