Faculty At 14 State Schools, Including Kutztown University, Authorize Strike

Professors and faculty members have authorized their union leaders to call a strike, a move that would affect the education of 120,000 students at 14 state-run universities throughout Pennsylvania.

The Association of Pennsylvania State Colleges and University Faculties, the faculty union, said Friday that 95 percent of faculty who voted earlier in the week gave union leadership the option of calling a strike should talks with the State System of Higher Education break down.

The union and the state have been negotiating since July 2011, when the previous contract expired.

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