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

So you think you are a member of AAUP?

So you think you are a member of AAUP?

  Many faculty members assume that they are active members of the Chapter because the University deducts a portion of their paycheck for AAUP dues. Your title makes you part of the bargaining unit covered by the UConn-AAUP contract but it does not make you a member. One must opt in...

Save the Date: UConn-AAUP Luncheon 10/25

Save the Date: UConn-AAUP Luncheon 10/25

UConn-AAUP Luncheon 10/25/17  12 noon Storrs Student Union 331 

Rally For UConn: #SaveUConn

Rally For UConn: #SaveUConn

RALLY FOR UCONN Don’t Let the Legislature Steal Our Future! #SAVEUCONN WHEN: FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 2017    

Fall 2017 UConn-AAUP Newsletter

Fall 2017 UConn-AAUP Newsletter

Highlights Message from the President Negotiations Wrap-Up & Implementation of the New Agreement Furlough Days Professional Development Fund Membership, Membership, Membership Know Your New UConn-AAUP Talk to the UConn-AAUP First Mark Your Calendars

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National AAUP Censures Four Administrations

AAUP Censures Four Administrations, Removes Another from Censure June 13, 2015 Washington, DC—Delegates to the One Hundred and First Annual Meeting of the American Association of University Professors (AAUP) voted on June 13 to place MD Anderson Cancer Center (TX), University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, University of Southern Maine, and...

UCONN Financial Situation: Instructional and Research Costs in Context

In light of upcoming negotiations, it important to share additional information derived a presentation titled “UCONN Financial Situation: Effect of the Expected Decline in the State Appropriation” by Howard Bunsis, Professor of Accounting and Chair of the Collective Bargaining Congress, which was given to the AAUP Executive and Compensation Committee on March 1, 2015....

National AAUP Election Results

Dear Colleague, AAUP election ballots have been tallied. See the results of the 2015 ASC Chair and Council elections at http://www.aaup.org/about/elected-leaders/elections/2015-election-information. Questions? Email election2015@aaup.org. –Gregory F. Scholtz Staff to the Election Committee A special congratulations is due to our very own Chapter President, Diana Rios, Associate Professor of Communication and...

2015-2016 UConn AAUP Executive Committee Election Results

The University of Connecticut Chapter of AAUP THE AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF UNIVERSITY PROFESSORS UConn AAUP EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE 2015-2016 ELECTION RESULTS   Congratulations to the newly-elected AAUP Executive Committee!  The newly-elected officers and members-at-large will hold office from July 1, 2015 through June 30, 2016.  They are as follows:   PRESIDENT                              DIANA...

2014-2015 AAUP Annual Report on the Economic Status of the Profession

The Annual faculty compensation survey and report on the economic status of the profession (http://www.aaup.org/reports-publications/2014-15salarysurvey). The survey includes information on full-time faculty salary and benefits at two- and four-year colleges and universities, with 1,136 participating institutions.  It includes data on more than 375,000 full-time faculty, making it the largest independent...

2015 AAUP Excellence Award Recipients

On April 6. 2015 the UConn AAUP honored the recipients of the 2015 Excellence Awards at the State Capitol Building. Friends, families, and AAUP colleagues all attended to show thanks and appreciation for the hard work of these faculty members. In addition, we had some of our friends in the legislature...

AAUP-CBC Upcoming Events

Dear Colleagues, I’m writing to remind you to mark your calendars for these upcoming AAUP-CBC events! AAUP-CBC Spring Regional Meeting We invite our Midwestern members to join us at the AAUP-CBC Spring Regional Meeting, which will be held at the University of Cincinnati on Saturday, April 18. It will include workshops and presentations geared...

National AAUP Council and ASC Elections

Dear AAUP Member: Ballots for this year’s national Council and ASC chair election were mailed March 6 to the home addresses of eligible members (for eligible members with no known home address, postcards are sent to the work addresses with instructions for obtaining a ballot).  In order to be counted,...