Resolution on Faculty Information Systems (FIS) / Faculty Evaluation

[to be introduced at April 21 Senate meeting] Whereas the Senate recognizes the potential benefits of updating and digitizing processes for faculty evaluation, especially for tenure and promotion review,   Whereas all issues related to faculty evaluation must be developed with meaningful and substantive faculty participation, and the decision to implement a Faculty Information System (FIS)… Read More Resolution on Faculty Information Systems (FIS) / Faculty Evaluation

Instruction During Pandemic: SU-AAUP Report November 23, 2020

In early October, SU-AAUP conducted two forums and circulated a campus-wide survey to all faculty concerning teaching modality in a time of Pandemic. Over 100 faculty registered for the forums and over 300 completed the survey, representing 20% of faculty from all schools and across all ranks, including teaching faculty and part-time instructors. Faculty expressed… Read More Instruction During Pandemic: SU-AAUP Report November 23, 2020

SU AAUP Forums Campus-wide Survey on Teaching in the Pandemic: Quick Findings

Numerous concerns were discussed at the forums on teaching modality. A detailed report will be distributed at the end of October. Some topics of discussions include: · Ways to best engage principles of shared governance and the importance of full faculty participating in teaching modality decisions · Concerns among all faculty ranks that instructors with… Read More SU AAUP Forums Campus-wide Survey on Teaching in the Pandemic: Quick Findings

NYSC AAUP Fall 2020 Business Meeting / Conference

Saturday, October 24th, 9:00am-3pm This FREE Conference program is designed for YOU: “Organizing in the ‘Non-Community’ College and University Environment,” with Caprice Lawless, Co-President of AAUP Colorado Conference & ‘Organizer Extraordinaire’: Do you want to learn how to raise eyebrows, turn heads, change minds, snag headlines, and dog administrators? See how you can turn your administration’s… Read More NYSC AAUP Fall 2020 Business Meeting / Conference

SU professors demand more power in education decision making

On Tuesday evening [June 9], SU’s American Association of University Professors (AAUP) chapter held a faculty forum to discuss the administration’s planning for fall 2020. In our unprecedented historical moment of pandemic and financial threat to private higher education of the highest order, it is clear that SU faculty are unequivocally committed to assuring that… Read More SU professors demand more power in education decision making