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Who We Are

The AAUP-AFT Local 6075 is jointly affiliated with the American Association of University Professors and the American Federation of Teachers. We are the 1900 Faculty and Academic Staff working at least 50% time at Wayne State University. We are lecturers, senior lecturers, instructors, assistant professors, associate professors, professors, faculty (clinical), and faculty (research) as well as Academic Staff including academic advisors, academic services officers, athletic coaches and athletic trainers, extension program coordinators, financial aid officers, health physicists, archivists, librarians, university counselor assistants, university counselors, and academic staff (renewal contract).

The AAUP-AFT Local 6075 protects and furthers the interests of WSU Faculty and Academic Staff by negotiating improvements in wages, benefits, and working conditions as well as protecting members from arbitrary and discriminatory actions in violation of the contract and university policy. Additionally, we ensure due process in decision-making and we engage in legislative and political action to ensure WSU is adequately funded and that public education is protected.