AAUP Executive Council
November 7, 2012
Dhurjati, Diane Ferry, Brian Hanson, Calvin Keeler, Leslie Reidel, Dave
Tim Spaulding, Gerry Turkel, Danilo Yanich
ALSO PRESENT: Suzanne
Potts, Office Manager
Reports were given by
Contract Maintenance Officer and
Prasad gave report on
Faculty Senate meeting. Danilo moved to
make resolution similar to
Faculty Senate resolution regarding high-level searches.
Motion was unanimously approved.
will talk to Provost in reference to
rescheduling. He will also check to see
if the Faculty Senate would be interested in co-sponsoring.
It was announced that
the Steering Committee will meet on
Tuesday, November 27 at 3:30. The main
topic for the Steering Committee meeting will be approval of the
The composition of
the Bargaining Team for the next contract
negotiations was discussed. Danilo
recommended that Gerry chair the committee.
Gerry Turkel suggested that David Smith and Kevin Kerrane
also be on the
Team again. Other members of the Team
were discussed in detail. A number of
suggestions were made and potential members will be contacted by
members of the
Executive Council to see if they will be willing to serve.
Report--Diane stated that the checking account
runs a balance ranging from $30,000 - $40,000.
There is currently $385,000 in the Morgan Stanley account. She also mentioned that National dues have
increased over the past three years and since we have not raised dues
faculty, the Local Chapter has been absorbing about $6,000/year. It was decided that the Chapter will not
raise dues and will continue to absorb the higher National dues. Brian asked for a breakdown of where the
Local chapter spends its money. Diane
will put together a report and present it at a future meeting.