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 

Rally For UConn: #SaveUConn

Rally For UConn: #SaveUConn

RALLY FOR UCONN Don’t Let the Legislature Steal Our Future! #SAVEUCONN WHEN: FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 2017    

Fall 2017 UConn-AAUP Newsletter

Fall 2017 UConn-AAUP Newsletter

Highlights Message from the President Negotiations Wrap-Up & Implementation of the New Agreement Furlough Days Professional Development Fund Membership, Membership, Membership Know Your New UConn-AAUP Talk to the UConn-AAUP First Mark Your Calendars

Latest News & Information

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

  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...

2017 UConn-AAUP Excellence Awards Recipients

On Monday, April 10, 2017, at the Connecticut State Capitol Building, families, friends, colleagues, and legislators all joined to honor this year’s recipients of the UConn-AAUP Excellence Awards. Congratulations to the well-deserved recipients!   The UConn-AAUP is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2017 UConn-AAUP Excellence Awards

March 23 SEBAC/Negotiation Info Session

UCONN-AAUP INFORMATIONAL MEETINGS   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 and...

3/24 Appropriations Hearing Information

This Friday, March 23, 2017 the Legislature’s Appropriation’s Committee will hold a public hearing on 95 bills that have one common purpose- to undermine collective bargaining rights in Connecticut. Some of the bills up for discussion include; -Jeopardizing retirement security for public employees ( HB 5695, HB 5696, HB 5780)...

Call for Nominations – UConn Outstanding Contribution Award

Dear UConn-AAUP Colleagues, The UConn-AAUP Chapter is pleased to announce the establishment of the Outstanding Contribution Award to honor a former or current UConn-AAUP member who has provided exceptional leadership and service to the members of the chapter. The award, presented in the form of a certificate of recognition and...

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...