Op-Ed: Funds for research at UConn pay big dividends

Op-Ed: Funds for research at UConn pay big dividends

Funds for research at UConn pay big dividends  4/23/17 Reprinted from CT Mirror Viewpoints & the Stamford Advocate  Each year, several publications identify the best public research universities in the United States. The U.S. News & World Report, though not without its limitations, has become the “go to” guide for...

2017 CT State Conference-AAUP Annual Spring Meeting

2017 CT State Conference-AAUP Annual Spring Meeting

CSC-AAUP Annual Spring Meeting Friday, May 12, 2017, 5:30pm-9:00pm, The Graduate Club, New Haven. Dear AAUP Member: On behalf of CSC-AAUP President Uchenna Nwachuku and members of the Executive Committee I invite you to attend our Annual Spring Meeting. On Friday May 12, 2017, the Connecticut State Conference-AAUP will hold...

SEBAC Response to Gov. 4-20 Layoff Announcement: Cutting Jobs “No Way to Achieve Prosperity”

SEBAC Response to Gov. 4-20 Layoff Announcement: Cutting Jobs “No Way to Achieve Prosperity”

The Administration has announced that it will begin formally notifying union leaders of contingency plans for layoffs.  The administration has indicated the action is being taken now because of notice requirements in various collective bargaining agreements.   Still more public service layoffs would just make things worse for Connecticut. Layoffs...

2017-2018 UConn-AAUP Executive Committee Election Results

2017-2018 UConn-AAUP Executive Committee Election Results

2017-2018 UConn-AAUP Executive Committee – Results                                                                                                                          UCONN-AAUP EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE 2017-2018 ELECTION RESULTS   Congratulations to the newly-elected UConn-AAUP Executive Committee.  The newly-elected officers and members-at-large will hold office from July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018.  They are as follows:   PRESIDENT                              THOMAS BONTLY            ...

Updated w/Recording: April 12 SEBAC/Negotiations Info Session

Updated w/Recording: April 12 SEBAC/Negotiations Info Session

  UCONN-AAUP INFORMATIONAL MEETINGS SCHEDULE/AGENDA UConn-AAUP is attempting to schedule a series of informational meetings for all members of the bargaining unit. The purpose of these meetings is to provide an opportunity for members to be updated on the progress of negotiations with our administration toward a collective bargaining agreement...

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3/31 Lobby Day for Public Higher Education

On March 31, 2017, the Congress of Connecticut Community Colleges (4c’s), CSU-AAUP, and UConn-AAUP are sponsoring a lobby day for faculty and staff to meet with their legislators to talk about the importance of appropriately investing in higher education and about the perils of some of the pending bills would...

Chief Negotiator’s Blog #24

Chief Negotiators Blog # 24 The party’s resumed negotiations on Thursday February 2nd and we were immediately informed that Michael Eagen was leaving UCONN for a position in the Provosts Office at UMASS – Amherst. He expressed his thanks for the relationship that developed over the years working with AAUP...

Disabling Email “Clutter” in 3 Easy Steps

Colleagues, We have had some reports that UConn-AAUP emails have been going to member’s “Clutter” folder. We are appending a message from UITS on how to disable that function so that you receive all UConn-AAUP communications. New O365 Clutter Feature Clutter is an Office 365 email filtering feature designed to move...

UConn-AAUP Statement in Response to “State of the State” Address 1-4-17

UConn-AAUP Membership: Governor Malloy calls for state employee concessions, a smaller government, and adjusting the education funding formula to municipalities. In his State of the State address yesterday, Governor Malloy outlined three main areas of which he plans to focus on when he submits his biennium budget next month: Concessions...

Chief Negotiator’s Blog #23

Chief Negotiator’s Blog # 23 UConn-AAUP negotiating team met with the administration on December 14th and 16th. Thank you to David Knecht, Amy Kenefick Moore and Mary Gallucci for their attendance at these negotiations. On December 14, we were finally able to reach agreement on a package of articles that...

SEBAC Agreement Reached to Shore Up State Employees’ Retirement Security and Approved by General Assembly

Update 2-1-17 By the narrowest of Margins, the state House and Senate on Wednesday approved restructuring its unfunded pension obligations, spreading payments out to 2047 in exchange for avoiding a $6 billion payment looming in 2032 http://www.ctpost.com/local/article/Pension-deal-narrowly-approved-10901023.php Agreement Reached to Shore Up State Employees’ Retirement Security Representatives of the 15...