Dartmouth can make graduate education here accessible for everyone regardless of financial, marital, citizenship, or disability status. However, the administration will continue to delay unless we act as a collective and continue our strike, making conditions so intolerable that they have no choice but to agree to our proposals. Without our research, this institution would lose its R1 status, not to mention the 64% overhead Dartmouth takes from every research grant. Faculty lack the time and resources to replace our labor when we are not teaching. The impact this strike will have on those outside of our bargaining unit should not be dismissed. That said, faculty and undergraduates have published open letters expressing their support and pledging not to cross our picket lines by taking up graduate student teaching and research labor. They understand this strike is our strongest point of leverage to win the benefits we so desperately need. Read more…


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