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...

Introducing Kwame Martin, AAUP National Organizer

Introducing Kwame Martin, AAUP National Organizer

UConn-AAUP introduces Kwame Martin, National AAUP Organizer, who has been assigned to assist in membership development and organizing for the new collective bargaining agreement. (The current agreement expires June 30, 2021.) Kwame has extensive experience in organizing and will be a vital part of establishing support for the upcoming negotiations....

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.

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Member Legislative Liaisons

The UConn-AAUP is looking to form a deeper relationship with State of Connecticut legislators that go beyond the use of a union lobbyist. The Member Legislative Liaison Program intends to augment the UConn-AAUP legislative presence in Hartford by establishing a constituency-based presence from faculty members home district. The program’s goal is...

“Business of Amateurs” Film/Panel

On Wednesday, November 2nd, at 4:00 PM, The UConn American Association of University Professors (AAUP), together with the Sport Management Department, the Economics Department, eCampus, the UConn Humanities Institute, and the Storrs Economics Club will gather to view “Business of Amateurs,” a film examining the role of athletics in an...

Chief Negotiator’s Blog #20

Chief Negotiator’s Blog #20 On October 5, 2016, your negotiating team resumed negotiations with the administrations team at 9:00 AM in the Depot Campus. Due to a sabbatical leave and a retirement, out team now consists of Gene Salorio (Management), Tom Peters (Computer Science & Engineering), Evelyn Simien (Political Science),...

Nominations for UConn-AAUP Executive Committee – 2017

      NOMINEES FOR UCONN-AAUP ANNUAL EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE ELECTION – 2017   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...

Are you registered to vote?

We encourage all UConn-AAUP members to register to vote and vote on Tuesday November 8.  Register to vote online at the Secretary of the State’s website at Register to Vote Find your polling place In Connecticut, you can register to vote the same day as the election. Election Day Registration Election Day...

State of Working Connecticut 2016

Connecticut Voices for Children, an independent research and advocacy organization working to improve the lives of Connecticut’s children, released a report on the State of Working in Connecticut. The major trends in their analysis include; Unemployment has recovered for whites and college-educated workers, but not for workers of color and...

Slots Still Available for the 2016-2017 Representatives Assembly

The UConn-AAUP Chapter invites member nominations and self-nominations for available positions on the UConn-AAUP Representatives Assembly.  We seek a wide diversity of UConn-AAUP members from different disciplines, points of view, and status of employment to represent their departments/units.  According to the By-Laws, the duties of a representative are as follows:...

Update on UConn Admin. Pay Raises

7/11 As reported in the Connecticut Mirror on July 8, 2016 CT Mirror 7-8-16 Bowing to pressure from legislative leaders, University of Connecticut President Susan Herbst late Friday announced three top staff members who have received hefty, multi-year pay raises or bonuses will forgo part of those increases. “These employees are critical to the...