Barnard Contingent Faculty-UAW Local 2110 (BCF-UAW) is a new union for contingent faculty at Barnard College, a liberal arts college for women affiliated with Columbia University, in New York City. We are a unit of UAW Local 2110, which has for decades represented support staff at Barnard and Columbia. Our local also includes, among many other workplaces, graduate and postdoctoral workers at Columbia.
Which Barnard faculty ranks are included in BCF-UAW?
All “Adjunct” ranks, all “Term” ranks, all “Laboratory Associates,” all “Guest Artists,” all “Postdocs,” any other “Visiting” faculty if the individual does not hold tenure elsewhere, and a few others.
Which ranks are not included?
All non-contingent (tenure-track) faculty (Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, and Professor) and contingent faculty at the rank of Associate, Senior Associate, Lecturer, Senior Lecturer, or Professor of Professional Practice.
Who can I contact about the union?
The current BCF-UAW Bargaining Unit Chair is Sonam Singh, Adjunct Lecturer in English, and he can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org.