Bargaining · Shared Governance · Update

Bargaining Recap for November 16

The negotiating teams for the AAUP and administration (ANT) met on November 16. The ANT had brought several counter-proposals and most of the meeting was spent discussing these proposals. Below is a brief description of the proposals that were discussed, followed by a list of the proposals that have been resolved and those that are… Continue reading Bargaining Recap for November 16


October 17 Meeting with President Birx

On October 17, 2017, Jeremiah Duncan (PSU-AAUP President), Scott Coykendall (PSU-AAUP Lead Negotiator), and Cathie LeBlanc (PSU-AAUP Communication Chair) met with President Birx at his request. The President had originally requested a meeting with Jeremiah and later invited Scott. In discussing this, the PSU-AAUP Executive Committee decided that Cathie should also attend as Communication Chair.… Continue reading October 17 Meeting with President Birx


Plymouth Area Democrats

Members of the Plymouth-AAUP Executive Committee will attend the monthly meeting of the Plymouth Area Democrats on Wednesday, October 18, 5:30pm at the Plymouth Regional Senior Center to discuss the work of our chapter. Please join them! In addition to the Executive Committee members’ short presentation, Plymouth-AAUP member Dr. Filiz Ruhm, associate professor of political science… Continue reading Plymouth Area Democrats

Email Copies · Position Statement

AAUP Stands Against the Ban

Dear Colleagues, Those of you who are members of the AAUP likely received an email from Rudy Fichtenbaum, president of the national AAUP, strongly opposing Donald Trump’s ban on entry into the United States for people from certain Muslim-majority countries. In solidarity with the national organization, the PSU-AAUP affirms its strong support for our students,… Continue reading AAUP Stands Against the Ban

Email Copies · Events

Workload Focus Group on Feb 3, 2017 12:30-2 pm HUB 109

Dear Colleagues, The Workload Research Committee invites you to attend a brown bag lunch to discuss workload issues and ideas that our committee has been working on in the past few weeks.  There is much to discuss and we need your feedback!  We’ll have cookies and fruit for your dessert. Please join us in HUB… Continue reading Workload Focus Group on Feb 3, 2017 12:30-2 pm HUB 109

Email Copies · President · Update

Activity Update from PSU-AAUP President

Hello everyone,   You are receiving this email because you are eligible to join the Plymouth State University Chapter of the AAUP.  I am writing to you as the newly-elected President to inform you of the current activities of the chapter.  Please forgive the length of this email, but I believe it contains information that… Continue reading Activity Update from PSU-AAUP President