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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The Annual faculty compensation survey and report on the economic status of the profession (http://www.aaup.org/reports-publications/2014-15salarysurvey). The survey includes information on full-time faculty salary and benefits at two- and four-year colleges and universities, with 1,136 participating institutions.  It includes data on more than 375,000 full-time faculty, making it the largest independent...

2015 AAUP Excellence Award Recipients

On April 6. 2015 the UConn AAUP honored the recipients of the 2015 Excellence Awards at the State Capitol Building. Friends, families, and AAUP colleagues all attended to show thanks and appreciation for the hard work of these faculty members. In addition, we had some of our friends in the legislature...

AAUP-CBC Upcoming Events

Dear Colleagues, I’m writing to remind you to mark your calendars for these upcoming AAUP-CBC events! AAUP-CBC Spring Regional Meeting We invite our Midwestern members to join us at the AAUP-CBC Spring Regional Meeting, which will be held at the University of Cincinnati on Saturday, April 18. It will include workshops and presentations geared...

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...

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