Ruth DeFoster, an adjunct professor at a university called St. Catherine’s, in Minnesota, wrote to me today to share news of the anti-unionization campaign by her college administration, and the letter to the president she wrote in response. I am happy to be able to share it here. Ruth writes: “St. Kate’s is one of the 43 remaining women’s colleges left in the country. We are in the midst of attempting to unionize, and the university has responded with a falsehood-filled anti-union campaign.”
Ruth’s Bio: I am an adjunct professor of Communication Studies at St. Catherine University in St. Paul, Minnesota. I hold a doctorate in Mass Communication from the University of Minnesota. I study media coverage of crime, terrorism, and mass shootings. My first book is coming out next month from Peter Lang. I teach courses on gender, feminist theory, race and intercultural communication.
Thank you for writing and sharing this amazing letter with us, Ruth! Your courage inspires.