The Tenure Track Unit 2018 Negotiations are underway and the parties met on May 31st to discuss the ground rules and again on June 11th to exchange a list of articles to be opened. AAUP-KSU is represented by Chief Negotiator Deborah Smith, Jean Engohang-Ndong, Christopher Fenk, Lee Fox-Cardamone, Theresa Walton-Fisette, Cynthia Krisoff, Gina Zavota, and Coleen Taylor. Article proposals will be available for review on the website by accessing the Tenure Track Unit Negotiations link.
AAUP-KSU is the Kent State University chapter of the American Association of University Professors. At the national level, the AAUP is known for its work in promoting positive academic values and shared governance, as well as protecting faculty against attacks on tenure and academic freedom. AAUP-KSU shares those interests and also serves as the collective bargaining agent for all full-time faculty at Kent State University. First established in 1978, there has been an AAUP chapter at Kent State for forty (40) years.
Membership entitles you to an active voice in determining the issues, goals, and priorities of AAUP-KSU and to voting rights with regard to contract issues. In particular, membership gives you an active voice in determining the issues and priorities established for negotiations.