As Strike Continues, U Of I Provost Says He Wants To Continue To Negotiate ‘In Good Faith’

 
Andreas Cangellaris is the vice chancellor for academic affairs and provost at the University of Illinois Urbana campus.

Andreas Cangellaris is the vice chancellor for academic affairs and provost at the University of Illinois Urbana campus.

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Graduate employees on the University of Illinois Urbana campus begin the second day of their strike Tuesday.

A university spokesperson says that they know of 53 people who withheld their work in teaching or research Monday, and 27 classes that were cancelled because of the strike.

Monday we heard from GEO co-President Gus Wood about their reasons for going on strike.

Illinois Public Media's Brian Moline spoke with U of I Urbana Provost Andreas Cangellaris Monday afternoon and asked him his reaction to the work stoppage.

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