2016 AAUP Annual Meeting: Censure and Sanction Actions

2016 AAUP Annual Meeting: Censure and Sanction Actions

Faculty members and staff from the UConn-AAUP attended the 102nd Annual meeting of the AAUP in Washington, DC. Among other business, the delegation voted on imposing censure at two universities and removed censure from another two colleges. Most notably, censure was removed from Grove City College (Pennsylvania) having been initially...

April 2016 Newsletter

April 2016 Newsletter

The latest newsletter from the UConn-AAUP (April 25, 2016). The newsletter will also be sent out hard-copy by the end of the week.

Higher Education at a Crossroads: The Annual Report on the Economic Status of the Profession, 2015-16

Higher Education at a Crossroads: The Annual Report on the Economic Status of the Profession, 2015-16

Higher Education at a Crossroads: The Annual Report on the Economic Status of the Profession, 2015-16 Although inflation-adjusted full-time continuing faculty salaries increased by 2.7 percent between the 2014–15 and 2015–16 academic years, there are at least two reasons why this number may be misleading. The first is methodological: as...

UConn-AAUP Excellence Awards 2016

UConn-AAUP Excellence Awards 2016

(Pictured, left to right) Etan Markus, Professor, Psychology–Marie Coppola, Assistant Professor, Psychology– Hedley Freake, Professor, Nutritional Sciences–Amanda Denes, Assistant Professor, Communication–Xiuling Lu, Assistant Professor, Pharmaceutical Sciences On March 28, the UConn-AAUP held the 2016 Excellence Awards honoring UConn faculty in the areas of teaching, research, and service. We honored those...

Faculty, staff, and students unite for the “We are UConn” rally

Faculty, staff, and students unite for the “We are UConn” rally

  Media: Daily Campus – UConn AAUP holds rally in Student Union 2-24-16 NBC CT UConn Budget Negotiations Underway 2-24-16        

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SEBAC Ltr to Legislators re. Layoff Misrepresentation

The attached letter has been sent to the legislative leadership in both chambers to correct a misrepresentation that SEBAC turned down an offer from the state administration that would have avoided or reduced the layoff of public service workers. No such offer was made to SEBAC leadership by the administration.

Chief Negotiator’s Blog Session #19

April 28, 2016 For the first time in over one month, UConn-AAUP and the administration met on April 26, 2016 for three hours of negotiations. We made several attempts to secure other negotiating dates during the months of March and April without success. Thanks go out to Professor Trudi Bird...

SEBAC Update re. State Admin. Talks 3-31-16

Gov Admin Talks/Layoffs Update FROM: Michael Bailey TO: UConn-AAUP Bargaining Unit Members DATE: 3/31/16 SUBJ: Talks with the Governor to Urge Better Choices   UConn-AAUP Colleagues, The governor’s administration has agreed to our state employee union coalition’s previous request for a meeting. We do not yet have a date, nor...