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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 […]

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Contingent Faculty Negotiations Town Halls Happening this Week

Dear Colleagues, Please see the following from UUP Statewide President, Mr. Fred Kowal: Colleagues, Contract negotiations are underway, and we want to make sure that every UUP member is educated and involved. Please join us for an upcoming Contingent Faculty Negotiations Town Hall to learn about the status of UUP/New York State contract negotiations and ask […]

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UUP Starts With “U”

Dear Colleagues, In follow up to the General Membership Meeting of last month, the UUP Buffalo Center Chapter is currently looking for Members to become more involved with the Chapter.  There are both immediate and long-range plans for continuing and improving the work of the UUP Buffalo Center Chapter, focusing on ensuring the terms and conditions […]

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UUP Workshop: Unemployment Insurance for Contingents

Dear Colleagues, The Chapter has rescheduled the program on Unemployment Insurance for Contingents. We are excited to have fellow UUP member,  Chair of the UUP Statewide Contingent Employment Committee and Adjunct Faculty from Fredonia, Anne Fearman, present. We will be offering two virtual sessions on: Thursday, October 20th 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm &6:00 pm – 7:00 pmZoom Please RSVP your attendance […]

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UUP Workshop: Unemployment Insurance for Contingents

Dear Colleagues, Your UUP Buffalo Center Chapter is proud to announce the first of three scheduled workshops for the Fall 2022 semester. The Chapter will be offering a program on Unemployment Insurance for Contingents. We are excited to have fellow UUP member,  Chair of the UUP Statewide Contingent Employment Committee and Adjunct Faculty from Fredonia, Anne Fearman, […]

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Changes to PSLF

Dear Colleagues, The Governor has signed off on a PSLF bill that will increase opportunities for loan forgiveness for adjuncts who teach 9 credits a semester and professional members who work at least 30 hours per week. The deadline of the PSLF Expansion is set to expire on October 31, 2022. UUP has added 11 clinics […]

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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 […]

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Important State Legislative Update

Dear Colleagues: I am happy to report a major legislative win that was spearheaded by your union, UUP, at the end of the legislative session. UUP’s advocacy has led to the passage in the State Senate and State Assembly of S8389C & A9523B. This legislation will be an incredible benefit for our contingent and adjunct members. This bill […]

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UUP Workshop: Unemployment Insurance for Contingents

Dear Colleagues, Your UUP Buffalo Center Chapter is proud to announce the second of two scheduled workshops for the Spring 2022 semester. The Chapter will be offering a program on Unemployment Insurance for Contingents. We are excited to have fellow UUP member,  Chair of the UUP Statewide Contingent Employment Committee and Adjunct Faculty from Fredonia, Anne Fearman, present. […]

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Negotiations Contingent Flier 2022

Dear Colleagues, We received the following flier from UUP central yesterday afternoon. If you are part-time/contingent faculty, please consider becoming involved in the contract negotiations effort to have a voice on this topic. If you are interested, please email us at buffalocenter@uupmail.org or 716-276-3377. In solidarity, Ken KernChapter PresidentUUP Buffalo Center