A. Collective-Bargaining Agent
Wayne State University recognizes the Wayne State University Chapter of the American Association of University Professors-American Federation of Teachers, Local 6075 (hereinafter “Association”) as the sole collective-bargaining agent for the purpose of bargaining with the University with respect to wages, hours, and other conditions of employment for Wayne State University faculty and academic staff within the bargaining unit.
B. Represented Employees
Wayne State University employees in one (1) or more of the following classifications, other than excluded employees, are included in the bargaining unit.
1. All teaching faculty employed at one-half fractional time or more as lecturer, senior lecturer, instructor, assistant professor, associate professor, professor, faculty (clinical), and faculty (research); and
C. Excluded Employees
A University employee who falls within one (1) of the classifications set forth in Section B, above, is nevertheless an excluded employee if s/he falls within one (1) or more of the following classifications:
1. President, provost, senior vice president, chief of staff, vice president, deputy provost, associate provost, or other executive officers of the University;
All other University employees not expressly included in the bargaining unit by virtue of paragraph B above are also excluded from the bargaining unit.
D. Unless the context clearly requires otherwise, the term “faculty” shall mean members of the faculty who are members of the bargaining unit, and the term “academic staff” shall mean members of the academic staff who are members of the bargaining unit.