The latest updates about News and Events related to AAUP Utica/AFT 6786 and other local, regional and national labor issues.
Save Utica! Stop the Cuts Petition!
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AAUP-Utica President Responds to Utica University’s Announcement to Eliminate 15 Majors
Utica University’s outgoing president, Laura Casamento, and the outgoing Board of Trustees Chair, Bob Brvenik, announced their recommendation today to eliminate 15 majors as well as their recommendation that 8 more majors and 1 program be revised or else perhaps risk being eliminated. This announcement comes amid a grievance that the AAUP-Utica filed on January… Read more
Latest NY Academe Issue Covers Confidential Presidential Search at Utica University
The newest issue of NY Academe, VOL 46, No 4, Winter 2023, includes the article “Confidential Presidential Search Underway at Utica University” written by AAUP Utica/AFT 6786 President Leonore Fleming. Among other things, the article includes a timeline of events from October 2022 under the section titled “A Timeline of Shared Governance in Decline.” Read… Read more
Utica University’s Student-Run News Source, The Tangerine, Reports on the Academic Program Review
On December 8, 2022, the Utica University Student-Run News Source, The Tangerine, reported on the Academic Program Review at Utica University, “spurred by a Board of Trustees resolution, which has caused unrest and questions on campus.” That Board of Trustees Resolution on Academic Program Review (August 19, 2022) states: Whereas shifting enrollment patterns and a significant decline… Read more
Three Faculty Senate Resolutions about the Confidential Presidential Search Sent to the Board of Trustees
On Thursday, November 3, the voting members of the Utica University Faculty Senate received the following message from the Faculty Senate Presiding Officer: On October 19, 2022, at a Special Meeting of the Faculty Senate, we passed Resolutions #2022-001 and #2022-002. At a subsequent meeting on October 26, 2022, we passed Resolution #2022-003. Copies of… Read more
Utica University’s Student-Run News Source, The Tangerine, Reports on the Confidential Presidential Search
On October 20, 2022, the Utica University Student-Run News Source, The Tangerine, reported on the AAUP-UC’s October 16, 2022 open letter urging the Board of Trustees to reconsider their decision to conduct a confidential search for the next Utica University president and conduct an open and fully transparent final selection process. The Tangerine article includes Bob Brvenik’s… Read more