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.

E-Newsletter: May 2019

E-Newsletter: May 2019

UConn-AAUP Newsletter May 1, 2019 Highlights  May 20th Rally for a Moral Budget From the Chapater President – Tom Bontly UConn-AAUP Committe W (Women) Faculty Traveling Funding Welcome President Katsouleas

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.

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...

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Chief Negotiator’s Blog – Bargaining Session # 5

Negotiating Session #5 November 9, 2015 Your negotiating team met with the Administration for 2 hours and 45 minutes on November 9, 2015 and we submitted counter-proposals on Evaluations, Non-discrimination, Academic Freedom and Merit. See the proposal section of the website for these proposals.  In submitting these proposals, your team...

Negotiations Observer Sign-Up’s

The following are open slots to be an observer during contract negotiations between the UCONN-AAUP and the administration. Please note that the observers do not engage in negotiations and cannot ask questions or make comments at the table. If you are available please email Chris Henderson at chenderson@uconnaaup.org Wednesday, Nov 18th...

SEBAC Statement on Cutting State Workforce 11-2-15

“Because the richest 1% in Connecticut pay state and local taxes at about half the rate of the rest of us, further staff reductions and other budget cuts mean that residents won’t be getting the vital services they need. Reducing further a state workforce that is already stretched thin would...

Howard Bunsis Lecture Postponed

Our November 12, 2015 lecture with Professor Howard Bunsis of Eastern Michigan AAUP and Chair of the AAUP Collective Bargaining Congress, has been postponed. We will send out a new notice to the membership once a new date is confirmed.  

Faculty Organizing Resistance to Library Cuts

A group of committed faculty are organizing resistance to the deep cuts to the UCONN libraries for FY 15 and 16. The cuts to the library will stifle one of the University’s core functions – research. Faculty are encouraged to add their signature to the letter expressing their concerns. 2 VP...

Chief Negotiator’s Blog – Bargaining Session #3

Day 3- 10/16/15 “The Administration is not in a position to accept the AAUP’s proposal on academic freedom”, stated Chief Negotiator Peirano. The proposal includes making it possible for members to file a contractual grievance on violations of the principle. The current statement in the CBA on Academic Freedom states...