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Bargaining Recap for September 7

The AAUP and administration’s negotiating teams (ANT) met on September 7. We were excited to come to tentative agreement on five proposals: Appointments & Rank Academic Freedom Faculty Rights Personnel Files Safety & Health Many of these proposals required hours of discussion and numerous counter-proposals over the course of the last several months so these… Continue reading Bargaining Recap for September 7

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Bargaining Recap for July & August

The negotiating teams for the AAUP and administration (ANT) met on July 25 and again on August 10. We are pleased to report that we have made real progress in the last two sessions and go into the Fall on a mostly-positive note. Below, is a summary of most of the proposals exchanged and the discussions that followed,… Continue reading Bargaining Recap for July & August

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AAUP Bargaining Recap for June 15

The negotiating teams for the administration and the PSU-AAUP met on June 15. Below is a summary of the topics and proposals discussed: Shared Governance – Knowing that more faculty than ever are being asked to volunteer for service initiatives over the summer and fall–and that many of the deadlines for such roles were approaching… Continue reading AAUP Bargaining Recap for June 15

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April 13 Bargaining Recap

The AAUP and administration’s negotiating teams met on April 13. Because shared governance and workload are such critical issues to the faculty, the room was full-to-capacity with our colleagues. Below, is a summary of what we discussed, followed by our opening remarks regarding the importance of Shared Governance and Workload: Article: Union Rights Status We signed a tentative… Continue reading April 13 Bargaining Recap

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March 30 & April 6 Bargaining Recaps

The AAUP and administration’s negotiating teams met twice since Spring Break (and plan to meet again this afternoon). At our March 30 meeting, here is what we discussed: Article: Evaluation, Promotion, and Tenure (AAUP) Status We presented a proposal that is very similar to the current P,T, & E policies developed by the P,T, & E task force.… Continue reading March 30 & April 6 Bargaining Recaps

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March 9 Bargaining Recap

Our planned March 16 bargaining session was canceled at the Administration’s request, so our only meeting with the Administration Negotiating Team (ANT) since our last update was held on Thursday, March 9. At that meeting we brought one faculty proposal: Article: Grievance (AAUP) Status The ANT brought a grievance proposal to our first bargaining session. Our research team was… Continue reading March 9 Bargaining Recap

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February 23 bargaining session recap

We are happy to post another update on contract negotiations. Our planned February 9 bargaining session was snowed out, so our only meeting with the Administration Negotiating Team (ANT) since our last update was held on Thursday, February 23. At that meeting we brought three faculty proposals: Article: Definitions (AAUP & ANT)   Status As mentioned last month, this… Continue reading February 23 bargaining session recap