Category Archives: Adminstration/BOR

CSU-AAUP statement on updates to “Students First,” a community college consolidation plan

Upon the recent consolidation update announcements from Board of Regents President Mark Ojakian, CSU-AAUP stands in solidarity with our sisters and brothers in the community colleges and the 4Cs, Council 4 AFSCME, and AFT. Acknowledging the layoff protections that exist … Continue reading

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Statement On The Budget From BOR President Mark Ojakian

“The cuts to public higher education included in the budget resolution passed yesterday would have a profound impact on CSCU students. Our students are almost entirely from Connecticut and they overwhelmingly stay here after graduation. Our students are not numbers … Continue reading

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CSU Faculty Leadership Group Statement on President Ojakian’s “Students First” Proposal

On April 3, 2017, CSCU President Mark Ojakian dropped a bombshell — the “Students First” Plan — into the hands of the employees of the CSCU System.  Three days later, the Board of Regents approved that plan with little discussion … Continue reading

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And so it begins…CSU-AAUP responds to Governor’s State of the State Address

HARTFORD, Jan. 4, 2017 – Gov. Malloy’s reference to “state employee concessions” during his State of the State address may give some the impression that the governor expects a small minority of the population to resolve Connecticut’s fiscal challenges. The … Continue reading

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CSU-AAUP signs contract extension agreement

With the current Collective Bargaining Agreement set to expire August 25, 2016, CSU-AAUP has signed a contract extension agreement with the Board of Regents. The agreement was signed by both parties on July 19, 2016. Please click here to see … Continue reading

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Newest Issue Of Table Talk Is Available

The most recent Table Talk is now available and can be read here. Table Talk will be provided to you as a regular update after each contact negotiation session between the Board of Regents and CSU-AAUP. Table Talk is written … Continue reading

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Open Letter to Students from BOR President Mark Ojakian

In the wake of some of the most dire budget predictions and shortfalls coming from the Capitol, Board of Regents President Mark Ojakian on March 23, 2016, issued an open letter to students detailing increases in tuition across the CSCU … Continue reading

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Table Talk December 17, 2015, and January 14, 2016

The most recent Table Talk is now available and can be read here. Table Talk will be provided to you as a regular update after each contact negotiation session between the Board of Regents and CSU-AAUP. Table Talk is written … Continue reading

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2015 Quotation Of The Year Award Winner

We are pleased to announce that at its December 10, 2015, meeting the CSU-AAUP Council gave, by unanimous vote, its 2015 Quotation of the Year Award to the following statement made by Mr. Nicholas M. Donofrio, Chairman of the Connecticut … Continue reading

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Faculty Senates Pass Statement Critical of BOR Contract Proposals

Faculty/University Senates at Southern, Central and Western Connecticut State Universities have unanimously passed a statement calling for the Board of Regents to bargain in good faith. Stating the BOR proposals are “misguided, troubling, and, in the end, will leave our … Continue reading

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Table Talk, December 3, 2015

The most recent Table Talk is now available and can be read here. Table Talk will be provided to you as a regular update after each contact negotiation session between the Board of Regents and CSU-AAUP. Table Talk is written … Continue reading

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Time to step up, not shut up

Board of Regents President Mark Ojakian spoke on WNPR’s “Where We Live” show Monday morning about the AAUP Contract Proposals.  He made it clear that the BOR’s proposals are still on the table. Although one “drafting” error had been corrected, … Continue reading

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Hurdles on the Horizon Conference

Faculty and staff from the four CSUs, state community colleges, Charter Oak State College, and the CSCU Board of Regents joined together recently at Manchester Community College for Hurdles on the Horizon: Governance & Student Success in the Connecticut State … Continue reading

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A Night with Students and Alumni of the CSU System

On January 23, 2014, eleven students and alumni of the four CSU campuses were invited by CSU-AAUP to speak about the impact of a CSU education on their lives.  Video of the compelling stories the students and alumni shared can be … Continue reading

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Collective Bargaining Agreement – Modified 2007-2016 Version Now Online

CSU-AAUP and Management have incorporated the changes from the May 27, 2011 Contract Modification Agreement into the 2007 – 2011 Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA). There were several reasons for this, including 1) a shortage of printed copies; 2) extension of … Continue reading

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An Act Concerning Faculty Representation on the BOR is now Public Act 13-26

Thank you to all the members who made the effort to contact legislators about SB 867, An Act Concerning Faculty Representation on the Board of Regents for Higher Education. This bill would not have progressed if it wasn’t clear that … Continue reading

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Legislative Alert on SB 867, An Act Concerning Faculty Representation on the BOR

Dear CSU-AAUP Member, CSU-AAUP is asking for your help in urging legislators to support SB 867, An Act Concerning Faculty Representation on the Board of Regents for Higher Education. The legislation would allow for the chair and vice-chair of the … Continue reading

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CSU-AAUP Proposes Legislation to Allow Faculty Representation on the BOR

CSU-AAUP leaders met in December to discuss concerns about the Board of Regents (BOR) actions last fall and possible solutions to address our concerns. As one result of that meeting, CSU-AAUP is proposing that the chairperson and vice-chairperson of the … Continue reading

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CSU-AAUP Memo on Transition to the BOR

CSU-AAUP Memo on Transition to the BOR

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