PEI

UPEI, faculty reach tentative deal

The University of Prince Edward Island and its faculty association have reached a tentative agreement on a new contract.

Four-year-deal would run until July 2020

The tentative agreement will be in effect retroactively beginning in July 2016. (Maggie Brown/CBC)

The University of Prince Edward Island and its faculty association have reached a tentative agreement on a new contract.

The agreement, representing faculty members, librarians, sessional instructors, and clinical nursing instructors, would be over a four-year period and begins retroactively on July 1, 2016.

The Board of Governors and faculty association will each meet with their members over the next week to discuss the tentative agreement.