Professors at Montana State U. at Bozeman Vote to Scrap Their Union

Tenured and tenure-track faculty members at Montana State University at Bozeman have taken the unusual step of scrapping their collective-bargaining unit, marking a major setback for the union that organizes instructors at that state's public colleges.

The MEA-MFT, a state union affiliated with both the National Education Association and the American Federation of Teachers, has conceded defeat in a closely contested