Bowling Green State University's board of trustees unanimously approved the first contract between the university's faculty union and administrators at a 1:30 p.m. meeting today.
The contract includes retroactive pay raises totaling 6.5 percent and increases of up to 3 percent each year for the next three years. It also includes a new impartial grievance process and the university's first paid parental leave.
Almost 97 percent of faculty members approved the terms April 12.
The contract takes retroactive effect on May 1.
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To read the college administration's statement on the new contract, click on the PDF below.