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School of Arts and Sciences

Union Resources for GSAS Doctoral Students

Tufts University’s School of Arts and Sciences and the SEIU Local 509 are pleased to have worked cooperatively to reach agreement on a five-year contract involving doctoral students in the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences. Although complex and lengthy, our negotiations were characterized by a spirit of professionalism and cooperation. Doctoral students make a valuable contribution to the educational and research mission of the university, and the parties to the agreement look forward to working cooperatively during the term of the contract.

James M. Glaser, Dean, School of Arts and Sciences at Tufts University
Robert Cook, Dean, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences at Tufts University
Peter MacKinnon, President, SEIU Local 509

Collective Bargaining Agreement: SEIU 509 Local Graduate Assistants & Tufts University