Article 2.


The objectives of the organization shall be:

Section 1. To provide an effective collective bargaining representative for the faculty at Western Oregon University.

Section 2. To promote the general welfare for the faculty at Western Oregon University.

Section 3. To bring the Local into relations of mutual assistance with the American Federation of Teachers, its State Federation and locals.

Section 4. To eliminate all forms of discrimination in institutions of higher education, including discrimination on the basis of race, creed, age, sex, sexual orientation, lifestyle, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability, social or economic status, or political belief.

Section 5. To work for passage and retention of just laws which will improve the climate for students and faculty.

Section 6. To work for advancement of the public image of higher education, including passage and retention of appropriate laws that will protect and promote the role of faculty employees and higher education workers in the delivery of quality education.