Faculty Union, a Rarity at HBCUs, Is Poised to Emerge at Howard U.

Adjunct instructors at Howard University appear to be on the verge of unionizing, marking an unusual victory for faculty labor organizers at a historically black higher-education institution.

Leaders of the effort to organize Howard’s roughly 130 part-time instructors expressed confidence this week in prevailing when ballots are counted, on Wednesday. The Service Employees International Union, which has mounted the unionization drive at Howard,