E-Newsletter: December 2018

E-Newsletter: December 2018

Editor:  Mary Gallucci  UConn-AAUP Executive Committee   President’s Message – Tom Bontly As 2018 fades into memory and we look forward to 2019, I am reminded of the words of Martin Luther King, Jr.: “the arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends towards justice”.  The Reverend Dr....

2019 UConn-AAUP Excellence Awards

2019 UConn-AAUP Excellence Awards

B U L L E T I N January 18, 2019 The UConn-AAUP seeks nominations of its members for the UConn-AAUP Excellence Awards in Teaching, Research, and Service Recognition. The primary nominator must send the complete submission in one pdf file, indicating the award category, via e-mail to Barbara Kratochvil at...

Now accepting 2019-2020 nominees for UCONN-AAUP annual Executive Committee Election

Now accepting 2019-2020 nominees for UCONN-AAUP annual Executive Committee Election

UConn-AAUP Chapter invites member nominations and self-nominations to stand for election to the UConn-AAUP Executive Committee. We seek a wide diversity of UConn-AAUP members from different disciplines, points of view, and status of employment. We seek members interested in standing for officer roles (President, Vice President, Secretary/Treasurer), Regional Campus Representatives,...

Our Stories – UConn Faculty: Dr. Erin Young, Assistant Professor, School of Nursing

Our Stories – UConn Faculty: Dr. Erin Young, Assistant Professor, School of Nursing

Photo Credit: –https://today.uconn.edu/school-stories/leading-science-erin-young-kyle-baumbauer-team/ Our Stories – UConn Faculty: Dr. Erin Young, Assistant Professor, School of Nursing  UConn Faculty Member: Dr. Erin Young, Assistant Professor, Assistant Director for Advancement in Managing Pain How long have you been at UConn: 3.5 years In a few words, tell us what you do and...

Together We Rise Rally – Feb. 26

Together We Rise Rally – Feb. 26

Between 175-200 faculty, staff, students, and community leaders rallied to show their support for collective bargaining rights in light of the impact a Supreme Court case will have on union’s power to negotiate for their members. Click here for an article ran in the local Chronicle! Here are a few images...

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2019 UConn-AAUP Excellence Awards

B U L L E T I N January 18, 2019 The UConn-AAUP seeks nominations of its members for the UConn-AAUP Excellence Awards in Teaching, Research, and Service Recognition. The primary nominator must send the complete submission in one pdf file, indicating the award category, via e-mail to Barbara Kratochvil at...

Now accepting 2019-2020 nominees for UCONN-AAUP annual Executive Committee Election

UConn-AAUP Chapter invites member nominations and self-nominations to stand for election to the UConn-AAUP Executive Committee. We seek a wide diversity of UConn-AAUP members from different disciplines, points of view, and status of employment. We seek members interested in standing for officer roles (President, Vice President, Secretary/Treasurer), Regional Campus Representatives,...

New Promotion, Tenure, and Reappointment Information

During negotiations for a new collective bargaining agreement, the parties agreed to negotiate new terms and conditions for promotion, tenure and reappointment (PTR) for bargaining unit members. After initial discussions, the parties realized it would be wise to negotiate PTR separately with other members of the faculty and administration at...

UConn-AAUP President’s Message on Janus Decision

The University of Connecticut Chapter of                                                            AAUP     THE AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF UNIVERSITY PROFESSORS, INC.                                         June 27, 2018 Dear Colleague, Today, the U.S. Supreme Court issued its decision in Janus...

AAUP Statement on Janus

AAUP Statement On Supreme Court’s Ruling In Janus v. AFSCME Council 31 Washington, D.C. – In response to the US Supreme Court’s 5-4 verdict in Janus v. AFSCME Council 31, the American Association of University Professors issued this statement from its president, Rudy Fichtenbaum: Today, a narrow majority of Supreme...

2018 UConn-AAUP Excellence Awards- Winners

2018 Excellence Award Winners Photos from the Excellence Awards Ceremony on 4-23-18 This year, as in the past, the UConn-AAUP Excellence Awards Committee was faced with a set of choices which were excellent in so many ways.  The award recipients are extended sincere congratulations and deep appreciation from their colleagues...

April 2018 Newsletter

UConn-AAUP Newsletter  April 19, 2018  “Winter is Coming” – Message from the President, Thomas Bontly  “40 Years of Advocacy” – Michael Bailey, UConn-AAUP Executive Director  “Right to Work is Coming & What it Could Mean For UConn-AAUP: An Organizing Perspective” – Christopher Henderson, Internal Organizer  Important Dates