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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Nominations for UConn-AAUP Executive Committee – 2017

      NOMINEES FOR UCONN-AAUP ANNUAL EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE ELECTION – 2017   UConn-AAUP Chapter invites member nominations and self-nominations to stand for election to the UConn-AAUP Executive Committee.  We seek a wide diversity of UConn-AAUP members from different disciplines, points of view, and status of employment.  We seek members...

Are you registered to vote?

We encourage all UConn-AAUP members to register to vote and vote on Tuesday November 8.  Register to vote online at the Secretary of the State’s website at Register to Vote Find your polling place In Connecticut, you can register to vote the same day as the election. Election Day Registration Election Day...

State of Working Connecticut 2016

Connecticut Voices for Children, an independent research and advocacy organization working to improve the lives of Connecticut’s children, released a report on the State of Working in Connecticut. The major trends in their analysis include; Unemployment has recovered for whites and college-educated workers, but not for workers of color and...

Slots Still Available for the 2016-2017 Representatives Assembly

The UConn-AAUP Chapter invites member nominations and self-nominations for available positions on the UConn-AAUP Representatives Assembly.  We seek a wide diversity of UConn-AAUP members from different disciplines, points of view, and status of employment to represent their departments/units.  According to the By-Laws, the duties of a representative are as follows:...

Update on UConn Admin. Pay Raises

7/11 As reported in the Connecticut Mirror on July 8, 2016 CT Mirror 7-8-16 Bowing to pressure from legislative leaders, University of Connecticut President Susan Herbst late Friday announced three top staff members who have received hefty, multi-year pay raises or bonuses will forgo part of those increases. “These employees are critical to the...

Contract Extension Agreement

As per Connecticut State Statute 527a, UConn-AAUP and the UCONN Administration came to agreement on the terms for an extension to the collective bargaining agreement. The agreement was approved by the Board of Trustees at the June 29, 2016 meeting. Those terms include extending all provisions of the expiring contract at...

2016 AAUP Annual Meeting: Censure and Sanction Actions

Faculty members and staff from the UConn-AAUP attended the 102nd Annual meeting of the AAUP in Washington, DC. Among other business, the delegation voted on imposing censure at two universities and removed censure from another two colleges. Most notably, censure was removed from Grove City College (Pennsylvania) having been initially...

SEBAC Ltr to Legislators re. Layoff Misrepresentation

The attached letter has been sent to the legislative leadership in both chambers to correct a misrepresentation that SEBAC turned down an offer from the state administration that would have avoided or reduced the layoff of public service workers. No such offer was made to SEBAC leadership by the administration.