Higher Education

The MTA represents approximately 18,000 higher education members. They work on the Amherst, Boston and Lowell campuses of the University of Massachusetts system, at nine state universities, and at 15 community colleges. Members include faculty, part-time and continuing education faculty, administrators, librarians and support staff.


Demand a Safe Reopening

Laying Out Our Demands

Support the Unionized Workers Who Make Our Campuses Work

Join with public higher education faculty and staff in demanding a safe, equitable and educationally sound reopening of our public colleges and universities in the time of COVID-19.

Call on Higher Education Commissioner Carlos Santiago, UMass President Marty Meehan, the members of the Board of Higher Education and the UMass Board of Trustees to take action.

Sign the Petition 

Speaking Out for Our Students and Our Campuses