Why? Because yesterday afternoon the faculty and the administration reached a tentative agreement that we all believe will avert a strike and because it wouldn’t have been possible without your understanding and support. We know it ‘s been a stressful semester (for us too!) and we’re tremendously grateful to you for standing with us. Now all of us – students, faculty, administrators – can work together to build an even better and stronger UIC.The key word here is "understanding." It seems to recognize that this fracas has all been a hardship for the students. Although few students probably read the union's website, this statement is a nice gesture.
Friday, April 18, 2014
The right tone
The union strikes the right tone when it thanks the students: