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UUP report (in text and attached)


John Schumacher:
UUP Liaison Report
John Schumacher    (
SUNYLA Executive Board/Council
June 12, 2013

United University Professions (UUP) is the union representing more than 35,000 academic and professional faculty on 29 State University of New York campuses, plus System Administration and Empire State College. UUP is affiliated with the New York State United Teachers, the American Federation of Teachers, the National Education Association and the AFL-CIO.

Contract Agreement
•   Tentative contract agreement approved by UUP membership (;
•   For additional information about specific provisions in the tentative agreement
see and
•   “We will work with State officials to convene Joint Labor-Management Committees as soon as possible to implement the following:
Appendix A-48 Executive Level Review of Librarian Issues” (UUP President Fred Kowal)
•   Thanks to the UUP Negotiations Team for their service.

2013 Advocacy
•   Please go to and send letters in support of legislation making SUNY Research Foundation and campus foundations subject to the Freedom of Information Law as well as in support of SUNY Downstate;
•   UUPers were out in force for the “One Voice United” rally (Albany NY 6/8/13) in support of public education ( )

•   Welcome new UUP President Fred Kowal (PhD, Cobleskill) and thanks to Phil Smith for his many years of service to UUP and the membership;
•   Chapter election results can be found at

Support Downstate Medical
•   Please take action via the site listed above and here

Additional Information, etc
•   “Statement by Dr. Frederick E. Kowal President of United University Professions Regarding MOOCs and SUNY  (
•   “Leader testifies against Downstate downsizing” (
• “Higher ed: We're all one... standing together” (June 8th rally)

Mailing Address:
United University Professions
P.O. Box 15143
Albany, NY 12212-5143

518-640-6698 (fax)
866-812-9446 (fax)



John Schumacher:
UUP leaders speak up for higher ed, Downstate

Statement by Dr. Frederick E. Kowal President of United University Professions Regarding MOOCs and SUNY

“statement by UUP on tax free zones”


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