Among the classes students listed as going unstaffed today were courses in English, Spanish, philosophy, cybersecurity, computer science and more.
They say the current contract spreads faculty too thin, which they say will make students suffer.
About 100 students chanted as they marched across Wright State’s campus to join professors on the picket lines.
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Before “Black Panther,” Beachler worked as a production designer on the Academy Award-winning movie “Moonlight.”
“It’s very sad that we have to be out here but its also bolstering our spirits that we have so many out here ready to fight for Wright."
Among the university's claims: the union misled the university about whether they intended to strike and spread misleading information to stop students from attending classes.
The last day students can withdraw from WSU and still get a full refund is Friday, three days after the strike starts.
“Students can be confident that access to the university will be open and safe as it always is."
“I think we could do a contract pretty quickly, but I’m pretty sure there will be at the very minimum a day of strike,” Noleen McIlvenna said.
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