Time and place. The meeting was conducted at 12 noon on USF St. Petersburg in the USC Palm Room and on Zoom.

Attendance. 19 UFF members

Minutes. October 6 minutes approved.

President’s Report.

  • Introducing UFF’d new executive director. David Hecker is our new executive director.
  • Post Tenure Review. Discussion of the general situation
  • Preparing for Bargaining Call for volunteers to serve on the Bargaining Committee. A recent survey of faculty views of Post Tenure Review suggests that a proposed contract with post tenure review would face severe problems in ratification.

New Business.

  • USF Affairs. Discussion of appointment of new Chief Financial Officer.
  • Audit. Recent legislation requires that the chapter be audited annually. We will seek an accountant who will conduct the audit
  • Other SUS institutions. The situation at New College continues to deteriorate. Discussion of UF.


    • Grievances. Discussion of outstanding grievances. Call for volunteers to serve on the Grievance Committee.
    • Membership. Discussion of membership density. We will send letters to each member who is not on eDues that they have to get on board.
    • Treasury. We are solvent.

    These minutes were respectfully submitted on 24 October 2023.