Dear Colleagues in United Academics:
The Executive Council of United Academics approved the following statement on August 31. We encourage you to discuss the unionization drive and upcoming election with your UVM staff friends and coworkers.
United Academics Supports Staff Unionization at UVM
Unionization has made the University of Vermont a better place.
It has brought transparency to many [...]
by Carol Caldwell-Edmonds
On an early June evening, after a full day of work at UVM, yoga, and errands,a gathering of United Staff supporters met at my place to rehearse the song, “Voices in Union” and to record a demo that others can use to listen to, and learn from . I wrote this song, [...]
From United Academics (Handed out at the Campus Wide Forum in early March, 2009)
Get the Facts on UVM’s Spending Priorities—and Alternatives that Put Education & Student Experience First
Last Fall President Fogel announced that UVM ’s budget is out of balance, necessitating—in his view—a reduction of faculty and staff and an increase in students. United Academics, [...]
Union critical of UVM administrator salaries
Mar 9, 4:16 PM EDT
By LISA RATHKE
Associated Press Writer
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — University of Vermont faculty are criticizing school officials for the number of upper level administrators - and their “corporate-style” salaries - at a time when the school is making millions of dollars in budget cuts.
According to information obtained [...]
For Immediate Release
Faculty Representatives Dismayed, Outraged by UVM Executive Bonuses,
Plan Forum with Student Government on University’s Future
Burlington, VT–The administration at the University of Vermont, whose financial management contributed to a budget deficit of more than $11 million, appears to have paid itself nearly $900,000 in executive bonuses and additional compensation beyond their published base salaries [...]