Newsletter-September 2015

Newsletter-September 2015

UCONN-AAUP September 2015 Newsletter.

Fall 2015 Lecture Series: Unleash the Faculty Voice. Faculty Taking the Lead

Fall 2015 Lecture Series: Unleash the Faculty Voice. Faculty Taking the Lead

Bringing academic leaders to the UConn campus to raise awareness of the AAUP’s negotiations for a successor collective bargaining agreement.

SEBAC v. Rowland Settlement Details (Updated 7/30)

SEBAC v. Rowland Settlement Details (Updated 7/30)

Update (7/30/15) If you were an employee of the State of Connecticut as of November 17, 2002 and were a member of a bargaining unit designated as an exclusive bargaining representative pursuant to the State Employee Collective Bargaining Act, you could get a payment from a proposed class action settlement. ...

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...

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Chief Negotiator’s Blog-July 15

July 15, 2015 Before and during contract negotiations with the University Administration, we will provide frequent updates via the Chief Negotiator’s Blog. More information will be provided as the process moves along. In preparation for negotiations, the University Administration has put an a Request for Proposals in seeking outside legal...

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SEBAC v. Rowland Settlement Details (Updated 7/30)

Update (7/30/15) If you were an employee of the State of Connecticut as of November 17, 2002 and were a member of a bargaining unit designated as an exclusive bargaining representative pursuant to the State Employee Collective Bargaining Act, you could get a payment from a proposed class action settlement. ...

AAUP-CBC Executive Committee Elections (2015) (updated 6/15)

UPDATE (6/15/15) Dear Member: AAUP-CBC elections were conducted on Friday, June 12, in conjunction with our annual business meeting in Washington, DC. The following individuals were elected to office for two-year terms ending in June 2017.   Howard Bunsis (Accounting), Eastern Michigan University, was re-elected as chair. Paul Davis (Behavioral...

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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....