USF-UFF Chapter Meeting

Agenda & Introductions.
Ten people were in attendance.

We have new members.

The minutes of the March 13 meeting were approved.

We will meet in USF-Tampa on April 10, and then in USF-Polytech in Lakeland on April 24 at 1 pm. There will be a Biweekly Extra announcing the change.

Chapter Elections.
Election Committee chair Steve Tauber will send out the results from this morning’s count.

Legislative action.
There was a discussion of developments in Tallahassee.


  • Grievances.
    Four outstanding grievances and a potential grievance were discussed.

  • Treasury.
    We are solvent.

  • Bargaining.
    We discussed the bargaining situation.

  • Faculty Senate.
    Senate Vice President Steve Permuth reported on senate-administration relations.

There were two announcements.

  • Sherman Dorn was interviewed on WBUL about the administrative bonuses this morning; it is 17 minutes into the downloadable audio file for WBUL News on March 27 at 11:00 am.

  • There will be a consultation with the administration on April 23.

These minutes respectfully submitted by G. McColm on March 28, 2009.