E-Newsletter: December 2018

E-Newsletter: December 2018

Editor:  Mary Gallucci  UConn-AAUP Executive Committee   President’s Message – Tom Bontly As 2018 fades into memory and we look forward to 2019, I am reminded of the words of Martin Luther King, Jr.: “the arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends towards justice”.  The Reverend Dr....

2019 UConn-AAUP Excellence Awards

2019 UConn-AAUP Excellence Awards

B U L L E T I N January 18, 2019 The UConn-AAUP seeks nominations of its members for the UConn-AAUP Excellence Awards in Teaching, Research, and Service Recognition. The primary nominator must send the complete submission in one pdf file, indicating the award category, via e-mail to Barbara Kratochvil at...

Now accepting 2019-2020 nominees for UCONN-AAUP annual Executive Committee Election

Now accepting 2019-2020 nominees for UCONN-AAUP annual Executive Committee Election

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 interested in standing for officer roles (President, Vice President, Secretary/Treasurer), Regional Campus Representatives,...

Our Stories – UConn Faculty: Dr. Erin Young, Assistant Professor, School of Nursing

Our Stories – UConn Faculty: Dr. Erin Young, Assistant Professor, School of Nursing

Photo Credit: –https://today.uconn.edu/school-stories/leading-science-erin-young-kyle-baumbauer-team/ Our Stories – UConn Faculty: Dr. Erin Young, Assistant Professor, School of Nursing  UConn Faculty Member: Dr. Erin Young, Assistant Professor, Assistant Director for Advancement in Managing Pain How long have you been at UConn: 3.5 years In a few words, tell us what you do and...

Together We Rise Rally – Feb. 26

Together We Rise Rally – Feb. 26

Between 175-200 faculty, staff, students, and community leaders rallied to show their support for collective bargaining rights in light of the impact a Supreme Court case will have on union’s power to negotiate for their members. Click here for an article ran in the local Chronicle! Here are a few images...

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On Thursday June 29, 2017 the UConn-AAUP Executive Committee voted to endorse the approval of the SEBAC Tentative Agreement and the UConn-AAUP/BoT Collective Bargaining Agreement. Click here on why it is essential to vote YES on both agreements As previously reported to you, negotiations with Governor Malloy and State Employees Bargaining...

Chief Negotiators Blog #26

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Chief Negotiator’s Blog #25

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