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 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,...

National Adjunct Walkout Day 2015

On February 25, 2015, members of UConn-AAUP held an action to raise awareness for National Adjunct Walkout Day, to bring attention to the wages and working conditions of adjunct faculty and all contingent faculty on the UConn campus and across the country. Many UConn AAUP members and colleagues came out...

UCONN-AAUP Outstanding Contribution Award

UCONN-AAUP Outstanding Contribution Award The UCONN-AAUP is establishing the Outstanding Contribution Award to honor a former or current 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 a memorial located on one...

Keep Personal Email Personal

Keep Personal Email Personal IN HER OWN WORDS: Keep Your Personal Email Personal Dr. Katie Rose Guest Pryal JD tells readers that most of us don’t pay attention when we use institutional technology to handle our private business. GUEST PRYAL We working women often find ourselves fitting the work of...

Good News for Private Sector Faculty Organizing

From Aaron Nisenson, AAUP Senior Counsel Dear Colleague: As you may have heard, there were three major developments from the National Labor Relations Board late last semester that positively affect the faculty’s ability to organize unions. In December the NLRB published decisions expanding the organizing rights of faculty members and...

Centennial Contest Extended

Dear Colleague, As we reminded you last week, in celebration of the AAUP’s centennial this year, the AAUP Foundation is sponsoring competitions for undergraduates and graduate students for essays and artwork. We’re writing to let you know that the deadline has been extended to March 1. The theme of both...

UConn President’s Salary Increase

Herbst Salary Raise From the Hartford Courant 12-29-15 By: Gregory Hladky The University of Connecticut’s Board of Trustees voted Monday to extend UConn President Susan Herbst’s contract until 2019 with an overall increase in salary and other compensation that will bring her total compensation to more than $758,000 a year...