We are the union of part-time faculty at Western Michigan University.

We are a member-driven labor union.

We depend on your support to fight for fair pay, benefits and working conditions.

The Professional Instructor Organization’s mission is to advocate for all part-time instructors at Western Michigan University. We do this by working with members & administrators to both uphold our contract and to provide opportunities for professional growth for part-time faculty. We embrace inclusivity and value service, transparency and community-building.
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We are still looking for new leaders for our next executive board! Nominate yourself here: docs.google.com/forms/d/19lPhbMslUv5GhjgN80xMV_4pzb0nhYVM6m3Y17KUdwo/edit ... See MoreSee Less

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Help us spread the word about PIO and our bargaining campaign!Google Drive folder: https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1l6QNV-rtZp082jY0rTXAyJnSZKG1j2za?usp=sharing