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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Constitutional Amendments Voted on at 2019 Annual Meeting

Download:AAUP Restructuring Material and Proposed Constitutional Amendments June 17, 2019—We are pleased to announce that the AAUP will be moving forward with organizational changes after affirmative votes at last week’s AAUP annual meeting and AAUP Collective Bargaining Congress regular meeting. Both bodies voted overwhelmingly to proceed with a package of...

AAUP 2019 Awards To Honor Outstanding Faculty Activists

Georgina M. Smith Award Jennifer K. Kerns of Portland State University and Christine Blasey Ford of Palo Alto University will be each awarded the AAUP’s Georgina M. Smith Award on June 15 at the AAUP’s annual conference. The award is presented to a person or persons who has provided exceptional...

Gender Pay Equity Workshop

  UConn-AAUP Committee W (Committee on Women in Academia) Invites chapter members to our first Brown Bag Gender Pay Equity Workshop May 1, 2019, 12:30-2:00 pm Student Union, Room 304C Storrs Campus   UConn-AAUP Committee W has invited the Civil Rights Law Firm of Newkirk Zwagerman PLC to conduct a...

UConn-AAUP Newsletter

UConn-AAUP Newsletter Spring 2019 President’s Column – Tom Bontly Janus Last summer, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled 5-4 in the case of Janus v. AFSCME that public employee unions can no longer collected “agency” or “fair share” fees from unit members who refuse to join the union but nonetheless reap...

UConn-AAUP Annual Meeting

UCONN-AAUP ANNUAL CHAPTER MEMBERSHIP MEETING & LUNCHEON WEDNESDAY, APRIL 17, 2019 12 NOON STUDENT UNION, ROOM 331 STORRS CAMPUS AGENDA: INTRODUCTION OF NEWLY-ELECTED EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE OFFICERS AND MEMBERS-AT-LARGE ACCEPTANCE OF MINUTES OF APRIL 25, 2018 ADOPTION OF UCONN-AAUP CHAPTER BUDGET/DUES RATE FOR 2019-2020 (No change) ADOPTION OF UCONN-AAUP PAC BUDGET...

Amending the Constitution and By-Laws

UConn-AAUP Active Members: In response to the Supreme Court decision in Janus, UConn-AAUP Executive Committee has approved amendments to the Constitution and By-Laws and will be bringing those amendments to the Annual Chapter Meeting scheduled for April 17, 2019. An informational meeting has been scheduled for April 10, 2019, 10:00...

2019 UConn-AAUP Excellence Awards

THE UNIVERSITY OF CONNECTICUT CHAPTER OF THE AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF UNIVERSITY PROFESSORS We are pleased to inform you that the UConn-AAUP Excellence Awards Committee selected the following faculty members as recipients of the 2019 UConn-AAUP Excellence Awards: TEACHING EXCELLENCE: EARLY CAREER MICHAEL FINIGUERRA, ASSISTANT PROFESSOR IN-RESIDENCE ECOLOGY & EVOLUTIONARY BIOLOGY...