Meeting Oct 10

SU-AAUP Membership Meeting (friends welcome!)  October 10, 4:00 pm 204 Maxwell Also on Zoom, register here: https://syracuseuniversity.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJYqc-upqT8qG9BD5r2YYHKHsJDRqyG1y9Q_ We will devote this meeting to working together to address our concerns around benefits, the rising cost of living and salary inequalities, and then generating concrete next steps.   One promising site of intervention is reworking the process through… Read More Meeting Oct 10

Fall Welcome

Save the Date: General membership meetingMon. Oct. 10th at 4:00pm (hybrid) • Fill out our very brief Issue Campaign Survey by Friday, September 16th• We continue to pay close attention to the administration’s actions around TIAA-CREF plans and health coverage. And we remain committed to pressing for faculty inclusion on large-scale decisions concerning these issues.• We… Read More Fall Welcome

SU-AAUP Accomplishments

SU-AAUP in 2021-2022 Convened open member meetings to build an issue campaign from the bottom-up. Worked with Senate AAUP members and subcommittees to pass a motion calling on the administration to halt changes to TIAA benefits for new faculty. Surveyed students to gauge their views on the university’s management of the public health crisis, and… Read More SU-AAUP Accomplishments

May events

Monday May 2, 12:00-1:15pmOn Zoom (register here) A panel discussion of regional AAUP organizers in CNY on strategy and challenges re: building faculty power, featuring: Tuesday May 3, 9:00am-5:00pm: SU AAUP will be tabling under the breezeway at Huntington Beard-Crouse (HBC) adjacent to the quad. Stop by to find out about AAUP and chat with… Read More May events

Petitions concerning changes to benefits

Petition on new TIAA retirement contribution policy for new faculty/staff:https://docs.google.com/document/d/15WxMtZ8E3a64kTeR_QLqk6VTc-A4qXjLA_hBqt_tsWg/edit The University plans for this change to take effect this January 1st. It would effectively create two ‘tiers’ of retirement benefits among faculty and staff. Petition on increases to employee health care premiums:https://docs.google.com/document/d/1pQFsUmD1RaBHMQhyQ2dNWriWN7mnakPnxsP-Lx3OPhQ/edit Imminent increases to faculty/staff health care premiums set to also take effect… Read More Petitions concerning changes to benefits