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        

OP-ED: Faculty must have a say in determining UConn’s future

OP-ED: Faculty must have a say in determining UConn’s future

Faculty must have a say in determining UConn’s future Diana L. Rios, Associate Professor of Communication and El Instituto  Published 12/30/15 in The CT Mirror Viewpoints http://ctviewpoints.org/2015/12/30/faculty-must-have-a-say-in-determining-uconns-future/ An important key to organizational success in a workplace is the role of the employee voice. That is, the ability for key stakeholders, those who do...

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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...

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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...

Chief Negotiator’s Blog – Session #18

Chief’s Negotiator’s Blog #18 March 23, 2016 The two bargaining teams were back at the table negotiating a successor agreement on Tuesday, March 22, 2016. Accompanying our Team was observer Adjunct Faculty member Trudi Bird. UConn-AAUP responded with proposals from the University on Faculty Governance (Department Documents), Student Evaluations of Teaching,...