Southern Illinois University
A fourth union at Southern Illinois University Carbondale has voted to authorize a strike.
Vaughn Vandegrift says he will be leaving July 2012.
80 percent of those voting approved the strike authorization for the Association of Civil Service Employees.
A “sea of kids” mobbed the streets on campus, setting off fireworks, a student described.
The money is a five-year federal grant from the National Institute on Aging.
CARBONDALE, Ill. (AP) — Officials with a faculty union at Southern Illinois University in Carbondale say nine teachers are being laid off while 76 others will see their wages cut.