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Walker Smith is a pseudonym. The author of this post is not a tenured faculty member and feared potential retribution.

The Irony of Essential Work: COVID-19’s Impact on Campus Workers

by on July 31, 2020

This is the fourth in a series of essays on “Higher Ed Wall-to Wall in Tennessee,” which will continue for the rest of this week. This series of posts highlights voices and union-led campaigns on higher-ed campuses across Tennessee. We hope to offer both a picture of the challenges that we face and perhaps some organizing solutions, particularly to other higher education employees in right-to-work states, to help navigate the shifting academic terrain that we are experiencing in the face of COVID-19.

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