Are You A Member of National AAUP?

Are You A Member of National AAUP?

The American Association of University Professors (AAUP) is the leading organization protecting academic freedom, tenure, academic standards in higher education.  Many faculty assume that they are members because the University deducts a portion of their paycheck for AAUP dues.  However, one must opt in if they wish to become a...

National AAUP Censures Four Administrations

National AAUP Censures Four Administrations

AAUP Censures Four Administrations, Removes Another from Censure June 13, 2015 Washington, DC—Delegates to the One Hundred and First Annual Meeting of the American Association of University Professors (AAUP) voted on June 13 to place MD Anderson Cancer Center (TX), University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, University of Southern Maine, and...

UCONN Financial Situation: Instructional and Research Costs in Context

UCONN Financial Situation: Instructional and Research Costs in Context

In light of upcoming negotiations, it important to share additional information derived a presentation titled “UCONN Financial Situation: Effect of the Expected Decline in the State Appropriation” by Howard Bunsis, Professor of Accounting and Chair of the Collective Bargaining Congress, which was given to the AAUP Executive and Compensation Committee on March 1, 2015....

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2015-2016 UConn AAUP Executive Committee Election Results

2015-2016 UConn AAUP Executive Committee Election Results

The University of Connecticut Chapter of AAUP THE AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF UNIVERSITY PROFESSORS UConn AAUP EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE 2015-2016 ELECTION RESULTS   Congratulations to the newly-elected AAUP Executive Committee!  The newly-elected officers and members-at-large will hold office from July 1, 2015 through June 30, 2016.  They are as follows:   PRESIDENT                              DIANA...

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Are You A Member of National AAUP?

The American Association of University Professors (AAUP) is the leading organization protecting academic freedom, tenure, academic standards in higher education.  Many faculty assume that they are members because the University deducts a portion of their paycheck for AAUP dues.  However, one must opt in if they wish to become a...

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2015 Negotiations Survey “Fast Facts” + Results

In early February 2015, the AAUP sent a survey to the membership to identify issues as they relate to upcoming negotiations for a successor collective bargaining agreement. The information derived from the survey provided our sub-committees with valuable information that will be used in developing negotiating proposals. The results of...

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National AAUP Censures Four Administrations

AAUP Censures Four Administrations, Removes Another from Censure June 13, 2015 Washington, DC—Delegates to the One Hundred and First Annual Meeting of the American Association of University Professors (AAUP) voted on June 13 to place MD Anderson Cancer Center (TX), University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, University of Southern Maine, and...

Instructional and Research Costs in Context

UCONN Financial Situation: Instructional and Research Costs in Context

In light of upcoming negotiations, it important to share additional information derived a presentation titled “UCONN Financial Situation: Effect of the Expected Decline in the State Appropriation” by Howard Bunsis, Professor of Accounting and Chair of the Collective Bargaining Congress, which was given to the AAUP Executive and Compensation Committee on March 1, 2015....

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SEBAC v. Rowland Settlement Details

On Tuesday, April 28, 2015 the Plaintiffs in the Lawsuit of SEBAC v. Rowland announced a settlement agreement after nearly 12 years of litigation. The following is information why the settlement is the best choice for both sides, what it means, and how it will be finalized. SEBAC v. Rowland...

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National AAUP Election Results

Dear Colleague, AAUP election ballots have been tallied. See the results of the 2015 ASC Chair and Council elections at http://www.aaup.org/about/elected-leaders/elections/2015-election-information. Questions? Email election2015@aaup.org. –Gregory F. Scholtz Staff to the Election Committee A special congratulations is due to our very own Chapter President, Diana Rios, Associate Professor of Communication and...

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2015-2016 UConn AAUP Executive Committee Election Results

The University of Connecticut Chapter of AAUP THE AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF UNIVERSITY PROFESSORS UConn AAUP EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE 2015-2016 ELECTION RESULTS   Congratulations to the newly-elected AAUP Executive Committee!  The newly-elected officers and members-at-large will hold office from July 1, 2015 through June 30, 2016.  They are as follows:   PRESIDENT                              DIANA...

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2014-2015 AAUP Annual Report on the Economic Status of the Profession

The Annual faculty compensation survey and report on the economic status of the profession (http://www.aaup.org/reports-publications/2014-15salarysurvey). The survey includes information on full-time faculty salary and benefits at two- and four-year colleges and universities, with 1,136 participating institutions.  It includes data on more than 375,000 full-time faculty, making it the largest independent...

UConn AAUP Excellence Awards Recipients

2015 AAUP Excellence Award Recipients

On April 6. 2015 the UConn AAUP honored the recipients of the 2015 Excellence Awards at the State Capitol Building. Friends, families, and AAUP colleagues all attended to show thanks and appreciation for the hard work of these faculty members. In addition, we had some of our friends in the legislature...