Wherefore, the University of Liberia Faculty Association (ULFA) held a Special General Assembly Wednesday, December 1, 2021, presided over by its President, Edna G. Johnny (Ph.D.), in line with its Constitution and By-Laws as enshrined in Article 8 Section 1 and 2.
Whereas, the Special General Assembly which was held on the Capitol Hill Campus of the University of Liberia had in attendance over 150 faculty members of ULFA.
Wherefore, the President of ULFA briefed the Special General Assembly on the status of the MoU signed between the Government of Liberia, UL Administration, and ULFA on October 1, 2021.
Whereas, faculty members present at the Special General Assembly lamented the willful delay on the part of the other two parties to adhere to the MoU implementation for the first two months (October and November 2021) deliverables in accordance with the timelines indicated in the MoU.
Whereas, these two months deliverables include but not limited to: Salaries and Allowances disparity among faculty members as well as disparities between faculty and Administrative staff; Salary increment for faculty members; Part-time faculty back pay; Part-time faculty current semester salaries; Unpaid data package for some faculty members; Backlog in Social Security Remittance; Addressing the deplorable sanitary condition on the campuses of the University of Liberia; And the commitment to fully implement the MoU.
Wherefore, after extensive deliberations around the above issues by faculty members at the Special General Assembly, the body overwhelmingly resolved to disengage from all academic activities as of the date of this resolution until all its demands are met as stipulated in the October 1, 2021, MoU.
Done on this 1st Day of December 2021 AD on the Capitol Hill Campus, University of Liberia under our hands and seal.