COVID-19 guidance – April 16, 2020

COVID-19 guidance – April 16, 2020

COVID 19 guidance – April 16 2020    

I Am “All-In” With UConn-AAUP

I Am “All-In” With UConn-AAUP

At the Annual Membership Meeting on October 24, 2019, UConn-AAUP announced its I Am “All-In” With UConn-AAUP membership confirmation campaign as it prepares to negotiate improvements to the current collective bargaining agreement that expires on June 30 2021. The campaign is geared to: Signing new members to UConn-AAUP; Identifying new...

E-Newsletter: September 2019

E-Newsletter: September 2019

September 13, 2019 Newsletter Mary Gallucci, Editor President’s Message: Agenda for 2019-20 Tom Bontly Welcome back for a new academic year! Throughout the Summer and into the Fall, your UConn-AAUP chapter has been hard at work. Here is a brief update on a few of the bigger items on our...

UConn-AAUP Leadership meets with President Designate Katsouleas

UConn-AAUP Leadership meets with President Designate Katsouleas

UConn-AAUP leadership, led by President Tom Bontly, met with President Designate Tom Katsouleas to welcome him to our campus. President Katsouleas reiterated his commitment to doubling the research capacity of UConn over the next 10 years and working with UConn-AAUP to address the unfunded pension liability drag on research funds.

Testifying at the State Capitol

Testifying at the State Capitol

Oskar Harmon, Ibrahim Elali, Kevin Claffey, Bruce Mayer and Tom Bontly after testifying at the Higher Eduction Committee on February 21, 2019. Testimony was in support of eliminating the unfunded liability attached to the fringe benefits costs on research grants.

Latest News & Information

March 23 SEBAC/Negotiation Info Session

UCONN-AAUP INFORMATIONAL MEETINGS   UConn-AAUP is attempting to schedule a series of informational meetings for all members of the bargaining unit. The purpose of these meetings is to provide an opportunity for members to be updated on the progress of negotiations with our administration toward a collective bargaining agreement and...

3/24 Appropriations Hearing Information

This Friday, March 23, 2017 the Legislature’s Appropriation’s Committee will hold a public hearing on 95 bills that have one common purpose- to undermine collective bargaining rights in Connecticut. Some of the bills up for discussion include; -Jeopardizing retirement security for public employees ( HB 5695, HB 5696, HB 5780)...

Call for Nominations – UConn Outstanding Contribution Award

Dear UConn-AAUP Colleagues, The UConn-AAUP Chapter is pleased to announce the establishment of the Outstanding Contribution Award to honor a former or current UConn-AAUP member who has provided exceptional leadership and service to the members of the chapter. The award, presented in the form of a certificate of recognition and...

3/31 Lobby Day for Public Higher Education

On March 31, 2017, the Congress of Connecticut Community Colleges (4c’s), CSU-AAUP, and UConn-AAUP are sponsoring a lobby day for faculty and staff to meet with their legislators to talk about the importance of appropriately investing in higher education and about the perils of some of the pending bills would...

Chief Negotiator’s Blog #24

Chief Negotiators Blog # 24 The party’s resumed negotiations on Thursday February 2nd and we were immediately informed that Michael Eagen was leaving UCONN for a position in the Provosts Office at UMASS – Amherst. He expressed his thanks for the relationship that developed over the years working with AAUP...

Disabling Email “Clutter” in 3 Easy Steps

Colleagues, We have had some reports that UConn-AAUP emails have been going to member’s “Clutter” folder. We are appending a message from UITS on how to disable that function so that you receive all UConn-AAUP communications. New O365 Clutter Feature Clutter is an Office 365 email filtering feature designed to move...

UConn-AAUP Statement in Response to “State of the State” Address 1-4-17

UConn-AAUP Membership: Governor Malloy calls for state employee concessions, a smaller government, and adjusting the education funding formula to municipalities. In his State of the State address yesterday, Governor Malloy outlined three main areas of which he plans to focus on when he submits his biennium budget next month: Concessions...