Newsletter | January 2018

Upcoming Meeting: Thursday, February 1, 2018, 3:30-4:30
Room: Tribble A108

Next meetings: February 22 (Faculty Salary Study) and April 5, same time and place.

Agenda:

  1. Approval of minutes of last meeting (see attachment).
  2. Discussion of the Financial Priorities of the University and Faculty Participation in Budgeting. Please plan to share your concerns and ask questions.
  3. New Business.

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Newsletter | November 2017

Mark your calendars!
Upcoming Meeting: Thursday, December 7, 2017, 3:30-4:30.
Room: Tribble A108

Next meeting: Thursday, February 1, 2018, 3:30-4:30, Tribble A108.

Agenda:

  1. Approval of minutes of last meeting (see attachment).
  2. Discussion of faculty rights, responsibilities and opportunities in governance at WFU, with special attention to: acceptance of gifts and grants; determination of salaries; budget priorities; revision of student code of conduct; establishment and review of centers and institutes; creation and implementation of conflict of interest policy. Come find out how faculty can influence all of these issues.

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Newsletter | October 2017

Meeting: Thursday, November 2, 2017 4:00-5:00.
Room: Tribble A108

Upcoming meetings: Same place, NEW TIME, the first THURSDAY of the month, 4:00-5:00.

Agenda:

  1. Special Election: The officers accepted resignations from Gale Sigal, to become chair of CAFR, and Kathy Smith, and according to the bylaws, appointed Stephen Boyd (President), Jane Albrecht (Vice President) and Doug Beets (Secretary). This slate of officers was approved for two-year appointments by the national AAUP members. Lucas Johnston remains as Treasurer.
  2. Approval of minutes of last meeting.
  3. Discussion of the proposed changes to the student code of conduct and AAUP’s statements on free speech.

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Newsletter | September 2017

First Meeting: Monday, October 2, 2017 3:30-5:00.
Room: Tribble A108

Upcoming meetings: same time, same place, on the first Monday of the month.

Agenda:

  1. Special Election: The officers have accepted resignations from Gale Sigal, to become chair of CAFR, and Kathy Smith, and according to the bylaws, have appointed Stephen Boyd (President), Jane Albrecht (Vice President) and Doug Beets (Secretary). This slate of officers is recommended for approval for two-year appointments. Lucas Johnston remains as Treasurer.
  2. Approval of minutes of last meeting (sent electronically).
  3. Report on AAUP resources informing governance issues at WFU, including the Eudaimonia Institute, Koch Foundation grant, conflict of interest policy and gift acceptance policy.
  4. Develop a WFU-AAUP agenda that addresses issues/problems we, the faculty, are most concerned about (such as, faculty governance, working conditions, rewards system, resource allocation, salaries, fringe benefits, university priorities). What are your biggest concerns?

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