Bargaining · Salary · Uncategorized · Update

AAUP Bargaining Recap for April 12

The negotiating teams for the administration and the PSU-AAUP met on April 12. Below is a summary of the topics and proposals discussed: Salary (AAUP) – The administration’s last offer was a 1% raise this year, followed by 1.5% raises in the next two years. They also offered to set aside .5% of the total… Continue reading AAUP Bargaining Recap for April 12

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Recap of the March 28 Membership Meeting

For those of you who could not attend the AAUP Membership Meeting on March 28, we are providing a brief summary of the meeting. Last week, the PSU-AAUP released an analysis of PSU/USNH finances prepared by Howard Bunsis, an expert in Higher Education finance. The results of that analysis were eye-opening and faculty were especially… Continue reading Recap of the March 28 Membership Meeting

Bargaining · Position Statement · Salary · Uncategorized · Update

AAUP financial analysis of PSU and USNH

The Plymouth State University AAUP has a new analysis of PSU and USNH finances. On the bright side, the data indicate our financial position is more solid than it may have seemed. However, the report indicates investing in the classroom is a low priority for PSU. One of the benefits of belonging to the AAUP is… Continue reading AAUP financial analysis of PSU and USNH

Bargaining · President · Salary · Update

Bargaining Recap for February 22

The negotiating teams for the AAUP and administration (ANT) met on February 22 for our first bargaining session of 2018 (our January session was scratched due to weather). Earlier in the month, we had sent them counter-proposals on Retrenchment and Benefits. President Birx attended this session in order to specifically address concerns over the salary… Continue reading Bargaining Recap for February 22

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PSU-AAUP holds a two-day “Grade-In”

December 13, 2017 — Dr. Jeremiah Duncan delivered a petition to Plymouth State University President, Donald Birx, today, with the signatures of more than 270 students and staff voicing their support for the PSU-AAUP and endorsing the union’s efforts to negotiate a contract that stresses fairness, clarity, and transparency in their workload, compensation, and other working conditions.… Continue reading PSU-AAUP holds a two-day “Grade-In”

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Bargaining Recap for December 7

The negotiating teams for the AAUP and administration (ANT) met on December 7 for our last bargaining session of 2017. Having just met a week ago (when we signed three agreements), both sides brought just one counter-proposal. Below is a description of the proposals that were discussed, followed by a list of the proposals that… Continue reading Bargaining Recap for December 7