Minutes from Union Executive Committee Meeting

Present – Michael Abraham, Prince Charles Alexander, Dennis Cecere, Peggy Codding, Peter Cokkinias, Beth Denisch, Rich Grudzinski, Danny Harrington, Jonathan Holland, Jeff Perry, Wendy Rolfe, Jackson Schultz, David Scott, Will Silvio. 

  1. Danny made a motion to accept the minutes from the previous meeting. Prince Charles seconded and the vote was unanimous to accept the minutes.
  2. The hearing for the ULP is Wednesday April 17. Management is claiming that there was a sub-committee created to address class size, they still never bargained with the Union.
  3. All-Faculty Meeting on the April 18, 1 pm in 1W.
  4. Part-Time faculty meeting on April 19, 4 pm in 118.
  5. Sub-committee looking at master’s program, we are reaching the point that we need to set-up a meeting with Camille Colatosti and Larry Simpson. 
  6. Jackson, Prince Charles, and Jeff met with David Herlihy (lawyer) regarding Intellectual Property Rights language for the upcoming bargain and other issues regarding IP throughout the college: Berklee brick and mortar, Berklee on-line, and Berkleemusic. We discussed IP language and how we want to target it in the next bargain.
  7. There is a resolution in the EthicsPoint issue with a faculty member. We will hear next week.
  8. David Scott discussed the Performance Division survey he is distributing throughout the division. We will be looking at this feedback before going into bargaining.
  9. June 3rd the bargain begins, 3-6 every week, June 10 and July 15 we will not be meeting. We discussed the bargaining team and how we want to get feedback from faculty – we will be seeking assistance from department reps.
  10. Jackson closed the meeting.