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.

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 

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