A faculty voice in University affairs, especially selection of chairs, deans, the provost, and the president.
Pay raises and benefit packages that compare favorably to contracts of our sister institutions in the state.
A fair grievance process that includes representation by Akron-AAUP’s grievance committee and, when needed, our attorney.
Faculty input in the Professional Development Leave approval process.
Improved language for NTT faculty workloads and merit/reappointment/promotion processes.
Faculty pay for the development of online classes.
A mechanism for retiree reemployment.
Your membership dues allow us to:
Hire legal representation during contract negotiations to ensure that negotiations benefit you the most (remember the University uses not only its in-house attorneys but spends considerable funds for external legal representation).
Hire medical benefits experts to advise us every time the administration seeks to change our benefits plan.
Respond quickly and efficiently to hundreds of concerns and grievances on behalf of ALL bargaining unit faculty .
Take unresolved grievances to arbitration, and pay for legal representation for the memberes involved.
Preserve tenure (without a requirement for post-tenure review), PDLs, merit and promotion raises, and the ownership of our intellectual property.
Enable faculty to have a voice in the direction of our University, and a place at the table via shared governance.