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-August 31

August 31, 2015 – Negotiation Dates  Negotiation dates confirmed After indicating to the Administration that our negotiating team would be available to meet on Wednesday mornings and Friday all-day for the remainder of the year, on August 27th the Administration returned a list of dates of which only 6 dates...

Chief Negotiator’s Blog- August 27

Copied from August 27, 2015 UCONN-AAUP Newsletter. Chief Negotiator’s Message Michael Bailey, UCONN-AAUP Executive Director As previously reported to you, the administration has decided to hire a law firm to represent their interests at the negotiation table. This is the first time since collective bargaining began at UCONN in 1976...

Chief Negotiator’s Blog-July 15

July 15, 2015 Before and during contract negotiations with the University Administration, we will provide frequent updates via the Chief Negotiator’s Blog. More information will be provided as the process moves along. In preparation for negotiations, the University Administration has put an a Request for Proposals in seeking outside legal...

SEBAC v. Rowland Settlement Details (Updated 7/30)

Update (7/30/15) If you were an employee of the State of Connecticut as of November 17, 2002 and were a member of a bargaining unit designated as an exclusive bargaining representative pursuant to the State Employee Collective Bargaining Act, you could get a payment from a proposed class action settlement. ...

AAUP-CBC Executive Committee Elections (2015) (updated 6/15)

UPDATE (6/15/15) Dear Member: AAUP-CBC elections were conducted on Friday, June 12, in conjunction with our annual business meeting in Washington, DC. The following individuals were elected to office for two-year terms ending in June 2017.   Howard Bunsis (Accounting), Eastern Michigan University, was re-elected as chair. Paul Davis (Behavioral...

2015 Negotiations Survey “Fast Facts” + Results

In early February 2015, the AAUP sent a survey to the membership to identify issues as they relate to upcoming negotiations for a successor collective bargaining agreement. The information derived from the survey provided our sub-committees with valuable information that will be used in developing negotiating proposals. The results of...

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....