AAUP Executive Council
October 10, 2012
Dhurjati, Diane Ferry, Brian Hanson, Calvin Keeler, Leslie Reidel, Dave
Tim Spaulding, Gerry Turkel, Danilo Yanich
ALSO PRESENT: Suzanne
Potts, Office Manager
The minutes from the
September 12, 2012 Executive Council
meeting were accepted and approved.
Reports were given by
Contract Maintenance Officer and
Office space was
Speaker will have joint sponsorship with Provost's Office
and AAUP. Gerry will contact AAUP for
Leslie brought up
topic of increasing membership. Ways of
doing so were discussed.
Articles are being
written for first issue of The
Voice. Tim will circulate draft when
information has been submitted. It was
suggested that there be an article on RBB in one of the upcoming
Calvin will send
e-mail regarding Steering Committee membership.
A suggestion was made that the first survey be five
questions. Leslie brought up the fact
that surveys may not be the way to go.
Prasad stated that we should focus on PR.
Leslie stated that any communication to
faculty should be aggressive and persuasive.
Danilo suggested that AAUP spend money on PR.
Diane suggested hiring an outside
communications specialist to assist in short-term strategies for
membership and gaining exposure for AAUP was discussed.
Calvin will also be more aggressive about
talking to departments and colleges.
Prasad gave report on
Faculty Senate Meeting. Calvin will make
request to address the
Faculty Senate in regards to the AAUP.
Calvin gave report on
meeting with Nancy Brickhouse and
Sheldon Pollock regarding Articles 11.4 and 11.5 in the CBA. There was a discussion regarding the proposed