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PSC Rally with Children

This photograph was used by the Professional Staff Congress (PSC) as part of its campaign against a 50% tenure quota policy for academic departments that had been announced by Chancellor Robert Kibbee, and then approved by the Board of Higher Education (BHE) on October 29, 1973. The PSC strongly fought against the policy and this photograph was part of its outreach to the general public. First Vice President of the PSC, Irwin Polishook, is on the left. Jerry Meyer, a union leader from Hostos Community College is in the background. The campaign was a success, and, on April 22, 1974, the BHE rescinded the tenure quota policy.
Source | Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives
Creator | Unknown
Date Created | October 9, 1973
Rights | Obtain From Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives
Item Type | Still Image (Photograph)
Cite This document | Unknown, “PSC Rally with Children,” CUNY Digital History Archive, accessed August 18, 2018, http://cdha.cuny.edu/items/show/3392.

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