USF-UFF Chapter Meeting

Time & Place. The Chapter Meeting was held at Ferg’s Sports Bar & Grill in St. Petersburg. In the absence of the President, Vice President Steve Lang presided.

Attendance. Eleven UFF members, including five members of the Council, and four guests.

President’s Report.

  • Tenure & Promotion. There will be a workshop in early fall.

New Business.

  • University Governance at USFSP. At USFSP, there is a question of what a “unit head” is. Discussion of administrative procedures at USFSP.
  • University Governance at USFT. Discussion of status of Faculty Handbook.
  • Legal Issues at USFSP. There is a case in Marine Science and another on USFSP campus.
  • Community Outreach. Discussion of ways to bring academic enrichment to the public.


  • Grievances. Discussion of a technical issue in CBA.
  • GAU Discussion of the new GAU-UFF contract, and reorganization of GAU.

These minutes respectfully submitted by G. McColm on 29 July 2017.