Present: UEC – Michael Abraham, Prince Charles Alexander, Dennis Cecere, Peggy Codding, Peter Cokkinias, Beth Denisch, Marti Epstein, Rich Grudzinski, Danny Harrington, Jonathan Holland, Teodros Kiros, Jeff Perry, Wendy Rolfe, Jackson Schultz, David Scott, Will Silvio and Jeri Sykes.  

  1. Jackson opened the meeting. We are here to look at the budget.
  2. Jeff presented the budget. Danny made a motion to approve the budget as proposed, Rich seconded, and the vote was unanimous to accept the budget.
  3. The UEC officers met with the Board of Trustees. The main topic was the need for additional full-time faculty by converting faculty on three-year part-time contracts. Another item discussed was the BPC opening the doors and not charge anything to get in. Last topic was having a faculty member sit on the board – received positively.
  4. Grad program bargaining has begun. We will be meeting with management next week to continue the discussion.
  5. We discussed the chairs being moved to one-year contracts.