Congratulations 2016-17 Officers!

Dear members, Thanks to all the COGS members who voted in the elections for officers and committee chairs for 2016-2017, and congratulations to those members who have been elected to a position. Full results are below. In solidarity, 2016 Election Committee Shaun Hamill, Amanda Bernemann, Spenser Santos Election Results There were 21 ballots total, none … Read more…

Started from the Bottom Now We’re Here: 20 Years Later, Administrators Hoard While We Still Struggle

UE Local 896 COGS released a white paper on Friday, April 15, 2016 detailing¬†the growth in¬†administration at the University of Iowa and the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics and the increased growth and over-reliance of contingent (adjunct) labor, and the shrinkage of graduate employee funding lines, the only unionized instructional employees on campus. For … Read more…