Time and place. The meeting was conducted at 12 noon on USF Tampa in the EDU 161 and on Zoom.

Attendance. Sixteen UFF members.

Minutes. June 30 minutes approved.

President’s Report.

  • Minority Faculty. A statement by the USF Black Faculty and Staff Association was posted online by Creative Loafing.
  • eDues Report. Any UFF USF employee who is not on eDues by August 7 will not be a dues-paying member of UFF under the law.
  • Legal Update and Arbitration. There is a lot of litigation going on.
  • Senate Executive Committee and Post Tenure Review. The FSEC received a draft of a PTR proposal. The Administration has not asked for impact bargaining and the General Counsel agrees that any PTR policy would have to be bargained. It is not clear what will happen in coming weeks.
  • Baseball Social Success. UFF distributed over fifty tickets, but the Phillies won anyway.
  • Meeting with College of Nursing faculty. There will be an off-campus meeting.

New Business

  • Next Social Plans. Discussion.
  • Next Chapter Training. We will organize a grievance training session.

Old Business

  • Fall Schedule. We will meet every other week in fall, starting on August 25.


  • Grievances. The Administration has not responded to our public document requests for information on DEIO. There are three outstanding grievances and three pending arbitration.
  • Membership. Cynthia Patterson will assume the chair in August.
  • Publicity. Discussion of townhall and podcasts.
  • Government Relations. We will reach out to local legislators.
  • Collective Bargaining. Bargaining starts in spring.
  • Treasury. We are solvent.

These minutes were respectfully submitted on 23 July 2023.