Minutes from Union Executive Committee Meeting

Present – Michael Abraham, Prince Charles Alexander, Dennis Cecere, Marti Epstein, Rich Grudzinski, Danny Harrington, Margaret McAllister, Jeff Perry, Wendy Rolfe, Jackson Schultz, David Scott, Will Silvio and Jeri Sykes.

  1. Danny made a motion to accept the minutes from the previous meeting. Rich seconded and the vote was unanimous to accept the minutes.
  2. We discussed the half page ad in the brochure for the conference in NY on collective bargaining. Most likely we will hire Jen Deaderick to produce the ad.
  3. A faculty member on sabbatical is being directed to do a self-evaluation for re-appointment. We will look further into this and discuss an extension with the chair.
  4. The college’s Long-Term Disability was discussed at length. We also discussed the defined benefit program and the options that are available.
  5. The Peer Comparison Report was discussed. The college put out this report and it is available on-line or via e-mail from Will.
  6. Medical emergency of a part-time faculty member. We are looking into practices and policies for covering classes and lessons for faculty in these cases.