I Am “All-In” With UConn-AAUP

I Am “All-In” With UConn-AAUP

At the Annual Membership Meeting on October 24, 2019, UConn-AAUP announced its I Am “All-In” With UConn-AAUP membership confirmation campaign as it prepares to negotiate improvements to the current collective bargaining agreement that expires on June 30 2021. The campaign is geared to: Signing new members to UConn-AAUP; Identifying new...

Introducing Kwame Martin, AAUP National Organizer

Introducing Kwame Martin, AAUP National Organizer

UConn-AAUP introduces Kwame Martin, National AAUP Organizer, who has been assigned to assist in membership development and organizing for the new collective bargaining agreement. (The current agreement expires June 30, 2021.) Kwame has extensive experience in organizing and will be a vital part of establishing support for the upcoming negotiations....

E-Newsletter: September 2019

E-Newsletter: September 2019

September 13, 2019 Newsletter Mary Gallucci, Editor President’s Message: Agenda for 2019-20 Tom Bontly Welcome back for a new academic year! Throughout the Summer and into the Fall, your UConn-AAUP chapter has been hard at work. Here is a brief update on a few of the bigger items on our...

UConn-AAUP Leadership meets with President Designate Katsouleas

UConn-AAUP Leadership meets with President Designate Katsouleas

UConn-AAUP leadership, led by President Tom Bontly, met with President Designate Tom Katsouleas to welcome him to our campus. President Katsouleas reiterated his commitment to doubling the research capacity of UConn over the next 10 years and working with UConn-AAUP to address the unfunded pension liability drag on research funds.

Testifying at the State Capitol

Testifying at the State Capitol

Oskar Harmon, Ibrahim Elali, Kevin Claffey, Bruce Mayer and Tom Bontly after testifying at the Higher Eduction Committee on February 21, 2019. Testimony was in support of eliminating the unfunded liability attached to the fringe benefits costs on research grants.

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