Budget Issues News Statewide News

Analysis of Governor’s Proposed Budget

Please see the following from UUP Statewide President, Fred Kowal: Colleagues, Though it took a bit longer than planned, attached please find the detailed analysis of the Governor’s proposed budget. We covered all areas that have the slightest impact on SUNY. However, the key points to remember are as follows: We continue to work with […]

Buffalo Center News Call To Action Health and Safety Statewide News

Sign UUP’s Petition Calling for SUNY to Convene a Virtual Public Hearing

As UUP continues to push for a reopening of campuses that is as safe as possible for all in our campus communities, it has become clear that SUNY needs to hear from all of us. Our voices and concerns must be heard by the leaders of the system, and we must be partners to ensure […]

Call To Action

Pledge of Labor Solidarity for SUNY Campus Workers

Dear Colleagues and Friends of UUP, Drawing on statements from fellow UUP Chapters, as well as statewide UUP, the Buffalo Center UUP Officers have developed and approved the following Pledge of Labor Solidarity for SUNY Campus Workers. We are asking you to signify your support for this statement by signing the pledge. Please share widely […]

Tenure and Promotion

Tenure Clock Extension MOA

Please see the following message from Statewide President, Fred Kowal, regarding Tenure Clock Extension: Dear Colleagues,  UUP and SUNY have entered a Memorandum of Understanding to address concerns of members about the potential impact of the COIVD 19 crisis on teaching, research, scholarship or other work that  could potentially impact upcoming reviews for tenure, permanent […]

Employment Statewide News

Updated UUP COVID-19 Q & A

Attached is the latest informational Q & A from UUP as of May 7, 2020. Please note:The telecommuting agreement had been extended by agreement with SUNY through close of business July 17, 2020.​ In Solidarity, Ken KernChapter PresidentUUP Buffalo Center


Continued Federal Advocacy Actions

Dear Colleagues, Please see the latest information from UUP Statewide President, Mr. Fred Kowal. Note that there is a minor change to our Action Network letter so that non-members, family, and friends can also contact their representatives in support of New York State. In Solidarity, Ken KernChapter PresidentUUP Buffalo Center Colleagues, Our advocacy efforts continue […]

Employment Health and Safety Statewide News

Update from Statewide President Fred Kowal

Note that later last night it was announced that the Federal government has extended federal social distancing guidelines until April 30. Colleagues, So much has been occurring in the past couple weeks and there are times when I fear that those of us at the statewide level and at many chapters simply can’t keep up […]

Health and Safety Statewide News

Coronavirus Info

Here are the official links to the SUNY and UB sites regarding the Corona Virus: COVID-19: UB Planning and Response SUNY Health Alert