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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Chief Negotiator’s Blog #22

Chief Negotiators Blog # 22 The parties to the collective bargaining agreement met on December 7, 2017 from 9:00 AM – 12:30 PM at the Depot Campus. Faculty observers to the session included Trudi Bird and Gail MacDonald. Following the discussion at the previous negotiating session, Article 20, 21, and...

Chief Negotiator’s Blog – Contract Negotiation Update 11-28-16

The State of Connecticut administration requested to meet informally with SEBAC leaders, that discussion occurred on Wednesday November 23, 2016. The parties plan to meet informally again. Union leaders will brief their leadership bodies and negotiating committees Further briefings and information will be available if discussions continue.

Chief Negotiator’s Blog #21

Chief Negotiator’s Blog 21 UConn-AAUP negotiating team met with the administration on November 9th and 11th for 3 hours each session. On November 9th, UConn-AAUP opened the session by presenting a counter proposal package on Articles 5, 10 and 16. For Article 5, we proposed to broadened the number of...

Post Election Statement from UConn-AAUP

    The University of Connecticut (UConn)-AAUP stands in support of the recent declaration and pledge of the American Association of University Professors (AAUP) and the AAUP Collective Bargaining Congress (AAUP-CBC).   Following a historically divisive election and its surprising outcome, many members of the AAUP find themselves wondering how...

Member Legislative Liaisons

The UConn-AAUP is looking to form a deeper relationship with State of Connecticut legislators that go beyond the use of a union lobbyist. The Member Legislative Liaison Program intends to augment the UConn-AAUP legislative presence in Hartford by establishing a constituency-based presence from faculty members home district. The program’s goal is...

“Business of Amateurs” Film/Panel

On Wednesday, November 2nd, at 4:00 PM, The UConn American Association of University Professors (AAUP), together with the Sport Management Department, the Economics Department, eCampus, the UConn Humanities Institute, and the Storrs Economics Club will gather to view “Business of Amateurs,” a film examining the role of athletics in an...

Chief Negotiator’s Blog #20

Chief Negotiator’s Blog #20 On October 5, 2016, your negotiating team resumed negotiations with the administrations team at 9:00 AM in the Depot Campus. Due to a sabbatical leave and a retirement, out team now consists of Gene Salorio (Management), Tom Peters (Computer Science & Engineering), Evelyn Simien (Political Science),...