Information About the Lecturers' Employee Organization at U-M
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LEO Membership Information

Who is eligible for membership in LEO?

All non-tenure-track instructional staff, including lecturers, adjunct faculty at all ranks, and some visiting faculty (at all three campuses), are covered by the bargaining unit.

The following are NOT included:

  • Graduate student instructors
  • Faculty members who also hold a tenure-track appointment
  • Faculty whose non-tenure-track instructional appointment is at 0 percent effort
  • Clinical and adjunct clinical faculty
  • Supervisors (those who can make recommendations regarding the hiring, retention, evaluation or compensation of other union members)

How many instructional staff members are represented by LEO and where do they work?

A distinct count as of November 1, 2012 shows 1,541 LEO Lecturers and LEO Adjunct Faculty, distributed as follows:

Ann Arbor Campus
A. Alfred Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning  32
Penny W. Stamps School of Art and Design  25
Stephen M. Ross School of Business  46
School of Dentistry  1
School of Education  45
College of Engineering  85
School of Information  8
School of Kinesiology  16
Law School  28
College of Literature, Science, and the Arts  447
Medical School  12
School of Music, Theatre and Dance  52
School of Natural Resources and Environment  5
School of Nursing   21
College of Pharmacy  4
School of Public Health  26
Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy  14
School of Social Work  41
TOTAL – Ann Arbor 908

Dearborn Campus
College of Arts, Sciences & Letters  195
College of Business   31
School of Education  34
College of Engineering & Computer Science  22
Student Affairs   5
TOTAL – Dearborn 287

Flint Campus  
College of Arts and Sciences  168
School of Education & Human Services  46
School of Health Professions and Sciences  118
School of Management  14
TOTAL – Flint 346

(LEO members are counted only once on all three campuses, based on the appointing department group of their LEO job title. For those with an appointment in a LEO job title in more than one appointing department group, they are counted in the appointing department group and job title where the university indicator = 1. Counts also include those with only overload appointments in a LEO job title and those on leave at the time of the snapshot.)

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