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UUP Buffalo Center Chapter Meeting for Academics

Dear Colleagues, The UUP Buffalo Center Chapter will be holding a Meeting for Academic Members (full time, contingents, and adjuncts) via Zoom on Tuesday, December 6th at Noon The purpose of this meeting is to have open discussions on a variety of Academic Concerns involving, but not limited to: In addition to having Matt Kibler […]

Buffalo Center News Contingents Employment

Statement on Teaching Assignments and Scheduling for Contingents/Adjuncts

Dear Colleagues, The UUP Buffalo Center Chapter requests the following considerations be made by chairs when assigning or canceling courses taught by adjunct and contingent faculty: Please assign adjunct and contingent faculty courses chairs know are more likely to run. Course cancellations do not affect tenured faculty financially, but they do negatively and often drastically […]

Did You Know

Adjuncts’ Rights

If you are a part-time faculty, you can be hired as a temporary employee, but your title must be changed to term employee after four consecutive semesters.  There are two huge differences between a temporary and a term employee: a temporary employee can be let go at any time, with no notice or other rights […]