The University of Connecticut Chapter of the American Association of University Professors (AAUP), welcomes you as a new faculty/research member of UConn. The AAUP is a national professional organization and the UConn Chapter is certified as the collective bargaining agent for the University of Connecticut’s teaching and research staff. In addition to negotiating a series of commensurate compensation packages, the UConn AAUP has a strong tradition of safeguarding the principles of shared governance within the University and promoting UConn’s unique role as the flagship research university at the State Capitol.
Connecticut State Statute requires all individuals, as designated by their work titles, to be represented by a bargaining agent to which they pay dues. The current dues/fee rate is 0.009 of annual salary and is automatically deducted from your biweekly paychecks.
The current collective bargaining contract may be found on the UConn AAUP website.