We recommend your first stop be the Illinois Retirement Security Initiative (IRSI) website. They are a project on our state pensions under the Center for Tax and Budget Accountability.
Illinois state employee unions coordinate action on this issue through the We Are One Illinois coalition.
Overview of Illinois State pensions from Sunshine Review.
David O. Johnston on public pensions.
Non-Tenure Track Faculty
New Faculty Majority: An Organization that advocates for adjunct and contingent faculty nationally.
1) How Wisconsin converted Professor Stanley Fish to faculty unions.
An article in the Chronicle of Higher Education reports national survey findings that pay in public universities is flat lining while private universities’ salaries climb. To read, click here.
University of Louisiana page with several articles on shared governance.
American Association of University Professors (AAUP) statements on shared governance.
Chronicle of Higher Education article by philosophy professor John Lachs (Vanderbilt).