In the 2013 legislative session, CSU-AAUP was able to help pass SB 867, An Act Concerning Faculty Representation on the Board of Regents for Higher Education. CSU-AAUP proposed this legislation so that there would be more of a faculty voice on the BOR. Click here to read Public Act 13-26.
Also in the 2013 legislative session, CSU-AAUP helped secure $25 million for additional full-time faculty positions at CSU and the Community Colleges.
We were also able to effectively lobby against moving funds for fringe benefits from the Comptroller’s Office to the Board of Regents. The Comptroller’s Office will continue to pay for fringe benefits of public university employees.