Spring-2014-Chapter-Meeting

Report
Help yourself to food and drink
and please take handouts
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Call to order
•
Approval of meeting agenda
•
Approval of Fall 2013 meeting minutes
•
Announcements
•
Chapter business
•
Reports/discussion
•
Good of the order
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Adjournment
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Approval of Agenda

Approval of Fall Meeting Minutes (8/21/13)
◦ See handout
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AAUP website (www.nmuaaup.org)

State Ballot Referendum on Minimum Wage

Coping with Distressed and Distressing Students

General Education Council Forum

Advancing Diversity at NMU, Dr. Mordean Taylor-Archer
◦ Look for latest information and links
◦ Please sign the ballot petition
◦ March 21st, 1-3pm, Whitman Commons
◦ March 24th, 3-5pm, Charcoal Room, University Center
◦ March 26th, 4-5pm, Mead Auditorium

Michigan AAUP Annual Meeting
◦ April 5th, 9am-3pm, EMU, Ypsilanti, MI

AAUP National Officers and Council Elections
◦ Return your ballot by April 15th

Promotion and Tenure Workshops
◦ April 15th, 3-4pm and April 16th, 4-5pm location TBD

Board of Trustees Meetings
◦ May 1st and May 2nd, location TBD
Wednesday, March 26th, 4 p.m.,
Mead Auditorium
Co-sponsored by the AAUP &
the Office of the President
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Nominations for Elections

Approval of Budget

Proposed Amendment
to the Chapter Constitution

Balloting Committee

Bruce Sarjeant, Chair

Committee Members
◦ Mitch Klett
◦ Marsha Lucas
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Persons nominated will have their name placed on a ballot
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Secret ballots will be sent out in late March/early April
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Faculty will have several weeks to cast their ballot
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Detailed voting instructions will be provided when the
ballots are distributed
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Election winners and vote tallies will be announced before
the end of the semester

Newly elected officers will take office on July 1st
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President
◦ Rebecca Mead
◦ Nominations from the floor
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Vice President (special 1 year term)
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Treasurer
◦ ???
◦ Nominations from the floor
◦ Carol Johnson
◦ Dan Kill
◦ Nominations from the floor
We Need You
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Arts & Sciences Representative (1)
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Professional Studies Representative (1)
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Business/AIS Representative (1)
◦ ????
◦ Nominations from the floor
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Nancy Maas
Bob Marlor
Chris Kirk
Nominations from the floor
◦ ????
◦ Nominations from the floor
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Business/AIS Representative (1)
◦ ???
◦ Nominations from the floor
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Carol Johnson, Treasurer
AAUP ACTUAL & BUDGET DATA
Actual
7/1/11-6/30/12
Cash Inflows:
Dues
$
Interest Earned
158,923
Budget
7/1/11-6/30/12
$166,000
Actual
7/1/12-6/30/13
Budget
7/1/12-6/30/13
$160,272
238
Total Cash Inflows
Cash Outflows:
Pers. Serv.-Personnel Services
$159,161
$
AAUP National Dues
$166,000
$160,272
$168,000 $
Budget
7/1/13-6/30/14
Budget
7/1/14-6/30/15
180,000 $
194,500
1,000
1,000
1,000
$169,000
$181,000
$195,500
12,720 $
15,000 $
12,089 $
15,000 $
7,500 $
18,000
40,639
40,000
42,566
48,000
56,700
60,000
State Dues
6,927
15,000
6,482
8,000
8,600
9,000
Telephone
820
2,200
2,100
2,200
2,000
2,000
Supp Office
628
1,000
825
1,000
1,000
1,500
Postage
259
200
9
200
200
200
Printing
750
2,000
690
2,000
1,000
1,000
Legal
3,269
7,000
3,979
10,000
5,000
5,000
Food
4,580
4,000
4,879
4,000
4,000
8,000
20,238
20,000
16,260
20,000
2,500
10,000
330
755
2,000
1,000
1,000
5,000
490
500
250
500
Negotation Expense
Data
Admin
Stipends Paid
28,079
22,000
28,416
24,000
32,000
32,736
Federal Witholding
7,068
7,000
5,683
7,000
6,400
6,547
FICA & M-Care Wtheld
2,148
3,500
2,557
3,500
2,448
2,504
State Tax Wtheld-State Witholding
1,685
1,000
1,279
1,000
1,360
1,391
904
2,500
2,500
2,500
500
3,000
2,000
500
Audit
954
Insurance
2,366
6,000
Travel
2,874
10,000
7,505
10,000
10,000
10,000
Grant/ Gifts
5,000
500
10,250
2,000
1,500
1,000
443
1,000
561
1,000
1,000
1,000
Misc
Computer & Software
525
2,000
228
2,000
-
FICA Tax Paid
1,865
5,000
2,557
5,000
2,448
2,504
FUTA-Federal Unemployment
2,246
4,000
350
4,000
1,920
378
SUTA-State Unemployment
1,000
1,762
1,000
Total Cash Outflows
$
152,166 $
169,400 $
153,675 $
178,900 $
153,826 $
181,160
Cash Inflows - Outflows
$
6,995 $
(3,400) $
6,597 $
(9,900) $
27,174 $
14,340
Fund Balance History
754
2011
$
183,059
2012
$
195,055
2013
$
198,341
500
3,900
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2011 Balance = $183,059
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2012 Balance = $195,055
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2013 Balance = $198,341
“AAUP members have the right to equal treatment
regardless of union rank, gender, sexual orientation, or
ethnic minority status. Members may voice dissenting
opinions without fear of retaliation. Disciplining or
censuring of members is not the role of the NMU-AAUP”
(see handout)

Discussion

Vote
◦ Consider for Chapter Ratification
◦ Do not Consider for Chapter Ratification
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Grievance Officer (Brent Graves)

Educational Policy Committee (Amy Orf)
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Committee C (Kristine Granger)
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Committee O ( Lynne Johnson)
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Committee W (Mollie Freier)
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Safety Committee (Nancy Maas)

President (Ron Sundell)
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Contract Enforcement

Promotion and Tenure

Academic Program Planning and Support

Academic Program Review

Enhancement Position Requests


Contingent Appointments and Faculty
Governance
“Special Presentation”

Report on Activities

Future Actions

Upcoming Meeting

Lynne M. Johnson
Contingent Assistant Professor
NMU English Department
208 Gries Hall
(906) 362-0882
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Current Activities
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Future Actions

Background and Purpose

Forums
◦ Tomorrow, March21st, 1-2pm, Whitman Commons
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Future Topics

State of the Union

Challenges Ahead
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New Opportunities
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My Thanks to All!

Comments, questions, thoughts
 Always
remember it’s not “the
union,” -- it’s “OUR UNION!!!

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