USF-UFF Chapter Meeting

Time & Place. The Chapter Meeting was held at 12 noon in room A203A on USF Sarasota / Manatee.

Attendance. Ten attendees, including five members of the Chapter Council.

Minutes. Minutes of the September 5 and 19 meetings approved.

President’s Report.

  • Paul Terry. Recovering.
  • College of Nursing and ROAD. Discussion.
  • CBA Committees. The CBA mandates the formation of three task forces, two of which have memberships appointed by UFF and the Administration.
  • Membership Committee. We need another co-chair. Meanwhile, there will be a reception for new faculty.


  • Election. An Amendment to the UFF USF Constitution was presented to the Chapter.
    • Motion made and seconded to approve the text as a proposed amendment to be presented to the UFF USF membership by electronic ballot. Motion passed.
    • NOTE: per this motion, the amendment shall be sent to the membership via a Biweekly Special. At least thirty days after that broadcast, the electronic referendum will take place. At least a two-third majority of those voting is required in order for the amendment to pass.
  • Grievances. There are fifteen outstanding grievances.
  • Membership. There will be a reception for new faculty, and Steve Lang will conduct a tenure and promotion workshop on Oct. 17.

These minutes respectfully submitted by G. McColm on 4 October 2014.