TOMORROW: Caucus on Summer Session Cuts and Job Security Task Force

February 02, 2015 / Phil Lesch

Please join us for the non-tenure track faculty caucus tomorrow, Tuesday Feb. 3rd, noon-1pm, Smith 298. Lunch is provided.

The agenda will be the following:
Noon-12:10: Get some food!

12:10-12:20: Welcome, introductions and announcements
Including upcoming legislative training, rally/lobby day in Salem, and how to get support from our VP of Grievances & Academic Freedom, Jose Padin

12:20-12:25: Job security task force
An update on our progress

12:25-12:35: Bargaining & summer session cuts
We begin bargaining again this May. What have we achieved, and what do we still need to fight for? Plus – the troubling trend of summer session cuts to faculty pay and class offerings.

12:35-12:50: Breakout groups on instruction & research-specific issues
Instructors – Facing summer session cuts: How can we build pressure on the administration to create the changes we want to see?
Researchers – Ensuring our contribution to PSU is recognized: Some of us train, mentor and supervise student workers. Some of us build connections with community stakeholders. How can we ensure the value that researchers bring to PSU is fully recognized?

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