USF-UFF Chapter Meeting

Time & Place. The Chapter Meeting was held at 12 noon at CDB Restaurant.

Attendance. Fifteen attendees, including ten members of the Chapter Council.

President’s Report.

  • Paul Terry. Recovering.
  • College of Nursing. The attempt to remove the College of Nursing from the Bargaining Unit has been stopped, but the disinformation from the dean’s office continues.
  • ROAD. Discussion of what information ROAD requests.
  • Membership Committee. We need a Membership Committee structured in a manner similar to that of the Grievance Committee.


  • Ratification. The contract was ratified overwhelmingly.
  • Grievances. Discussion of outstanding grievances. The next meeting of the Grievance Committee is on October 1, at 9:30 am, at Village Inn on 30th Street N in Tampa.
  • Constitution and Bylaws. There will be a new draft of language for filling vacancies.
  • Events. The Chapter will organize a Tenure & Promotion workshop on October 17 in USF St. Petersburg. In addition, there will be a Welcome Reception for new faculty.
  • Facebook. There are over 30 group members and growing.
  • Next meeting. October 3 in USF Sarasota / Manatee.
  • Discussion of single-year versus multi-year contracts. Salary and two items to be opened.

These minutes respectfully submitted by G. McColm on 23 September 2014.