I Am “All-In” With UConn-AAUP

I Am “All-In” With UConn-AAUP

At the Annual Membership Meeting on October 24, 2019, UConn-AAUP announced its I Am “All-In” With UConn-AAUP membership confirmation campaign as it prepares to negotiate improvements to the current collective bargaining agreement that expires on June 30 2021. The campaign is geared to: Signing new members to UConn-AAUP; Identifying new...

Introducing Kwame Martin, AAUP National Organizer

Introducing Kwame Martin, AAUP National Organizer

UConn-AAUP introduces Kwame Martin, National AAUP Organizer, who has been assigned to assist in membership development and organizing for the new collective bargaining agreement. (The current agreement expires June 30, 2021.) Kwame has extensive experience in organizing and will be a vital part of establishing support for the upcoming negotiations....

E-Newsletter: September 2019

E-Newsletter: September 2019

September 13, 2019 Newsletter Mary Gallucci, Editor President’s Message: Agenda for 2019-20 Tom Bontly Welcome back for a new academic year! Throughout the Summer and into the Fall, your UConn-AAUP chapter has been hard at work. Here is a brief update on a few of the bigger items on our...

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.

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.

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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....

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...