In a message to you a couple of weeks ago I listed a number of questions to which I suggested members of the university community – faculty, staff, students – deserved an answer. The chief ones, of co ... Continue Reading →
Before the Administration imposes the draconian budget cuts it claims are unavoidable, it owes the faculty answers to these questions: 1. Why, instead of imposing a hiring freeze, is it continuing wit ... Continue Reading →
We regret to report that on April 27, 2012, Governor Scott signed HB5005 cutting state contributions to ORP retirement plans by 2.28 percentage points, roughly a 30% cut, a cut that will cost most ORP ... Continue Reading →
A multi-department team of UFF leaders in the College of Engineering, headed by John Schueller (Mechanical & Aerospace), has been reaching out to colleagues who have not yet joined the UFF. This s ... Continue Reading →
Before the 2012 legislative session, leaders of the House and Senate, as well as the Governor, warned that higher education faced severe budget cuts this year. They also called for a transformation of ... Continue Reading →
Message from UFF-UF President John Biro: President Machen insists that spending reserve funds, as the Legislature and Board of Governors expects universities to do to make up for the one-time cut made ... Continue Reading →
Speeches from the Coalition: Thursday June 7, 3:30 pm, Emerson Hall & Call to Action for the Final Vote: Friday June 8, 10:30 am, Emerson Hall The Save UF, Spend the Reserves Campaign invites you ... Continue Reading →
Dear Colleague, As we await the administration’s proposals for dealing with the legislature’s budget cuts, I want to make clear the faculty union’s position on the possibilities that ... Continue Reading →
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