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.

Our Stories – UConn Faculty: Dr. Erin Young, Assistant Professor, School of Nursing

Our Stories – UConn Faculty: Dr. Erin Young, Assistant Professor, School of Nursing

Photo Credit: –https://today.uconn.edu/school-stories/leading-science-erin-young-kyle-baumbauer-team/ Our Stories – UConn Faculty: Dr. Erin Young, Assistant Professor, School of Nursing  UConn Faculty Member: Dr. Erin Young, Assistant Professor, Assistant Director for Advancement in Managing Pain How long have you been at UConn: 3.5 years In a few words, tell us what you do and...

Together We Rise Rally – Feb. 26

Together We Rise Rally – Feb. 26

Between 175-200 faculty, staff, students, and community leaders rallied to show their support for collective bargaining rights in light of the impact a Supreme Court case will have on union’s power to negotiate for their members. Click here for an article ran in the local Chronicle! Here are a few images...

Our Stories – UConn Faculty: Laura KM Donorfio, Associate Professor, OLLI/HDFS

Our Stories – UConn Faculty: Laura KM Donorfio, Associate Professor, OLLI/HDFS

UConn Faculty Member: Laura KM Donorfio, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Human Development and Family Studies How long have you been at UConn? 15 years In a few words, tell us what you do and about your areas of expertise? My areas of expertise are gerontology and intergenerational relationships. I run a...

Newsletter 12-1-17

Newsletter 12-1-17

UConn-AAUP Newsletter December 1, 2017 Highlights  Message from the President A Change in Bargaining Strategy Demands A Stronger Union Growing Your Membership: Why it’s Important, Especially Now Political Organizing The Power of Asking Questions to Build A Stronger Chapter

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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...

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,...

State Requests to Meet With SEBAC Leadership

On March 14, 2016, the governor, through the Office of Labor Relations, formally requested to meet with the coalition of state employees union leadership to discuss “concessions in the area of pension and healthcare benefits.” SEBAC leadership responded with the following: “SEBAC Leadership is in receipt of your letter of...

Chief Negotiator’s Blog – Sessions #17 and 18

Chief’s Negotiator’s Blog #17/18 March 10, 2016 On March 6, 2016, President Herbst informed the University Senate that no new contracts would be brought to the legislature for approval this session. (The University, as the employer, submits the negotiated collective bargaining agreement to the legislature for approval, not the UConn-AAUP.)...

SEBAC Updates

Letter from SEBAC to Lisa Egan Grasso 3-17-16 Letter from Lisa Egan Grasso to SEBAC 3-14-16 3/9/16 SEBAC Response to Threats of Deeper Service Cuts and Further Layoffs   After the Governor’s State of the State address proposing cuts to vital public services which would impact UConn operations, the State...

Chief Negotiator’s Blog – Session 16

  Chief Negotiators Blog #16, March 3, 2016 Your negotiating team met with the administration from 8:30 AM – 2:00 PM on March 3, 2016 at the Depot Campus. There were two faculty observers that attended the session and we thank Suman Majumdar and Amy Kenefick-Moore for being there. The...

National AAUP Collective Bargaining Congress Nominations

Dear AAUP-CBC Member: AAUP Collective Bargaining Congress chair Howard Bunsis (Eastern Michigan University), acting in accordance with the AAUP-CBC Bylaws, has appointed the nominating committee for the 2016 AAUP-CBC Executive Committee elections. The members of the committee are Paul Davis (Cincinnati State Technical and Community College), Katherine Morrison (Curry College),...

Chief Negotiator’s Blog Session #15

Chief Negotiator’s Blog Session 15 February 16, 2016 UConn-AAUP and the administration met for three hours on Tuesday, February 16, 2016 in the Brown Building of the Depot Campus. Professor Yael Schacher, adjunct faculty member in American Studies, English and History joined us as an Observer for the session. The...