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Upcoming Faculty Lounge Renovation!

The faculty lounge on the third floor of Pace Plaza at the Downtown NYC Campus will be renovated over the winter break. The lounge should be completed when we return in late January. This is a very exciting project initiated by the union and strongly supported by President Friedman and the university. We look forward to […]

UAFP & Pace Joint Labor Relations Training

Some of the UAFP negotiating team and representatives of the Pace University administration are taking part in two training sessions with the National Mediation Service. Pace fielded a high-level team that included Dean Herrmann, Associate Provost Adelia Williams-Lubitz, Ron Musselwhite and representatives from Dyson, Lubin, the School of Education and Nursing. People from finance and payroll were also included. It […]

Faculty Research Forum Available to Adjuncts Writing Papers

Apply to "Faculty Research Forum" (FRF) for five sessions of support and suggestions on writing peer-reviewed articles or book chapters. Deadline to apply: September 19th. (Click TITLE to read more.)

Barbara Lerner on Leonard Lopate

UAFP President Barbara Lerner spoke yesterday on WNYC’s The Leonard Lopate Show about the situation of adjuncts in academia. The first question he asked was how the union changed the adjunct experience at Pace. To listen to Barbara’s answer and this highly informative discussion of adjunct issues CLICK HERE.

Affordable Care Act Regulations & Adjuncts

Regulations Implementing Employer Shared Responsibility Under the Affordable Care Act The final regulations provide clarifications …  regarding whether employees of certain types or in certain occupations are considered full-time, including: Educational employees: Teachers and other educational employees will not be treated as part-time for the year simply because their school is closed or operating on […]

Adjunct Faculty Scholarship Grants

The Union of Adjunct Faculty at Pace (UAFP) and Pace University are pleased to announce the new Adjunct Scholarship Support Program to provide funding for Adjunct Faculty members who present papers or Chair panels at national conferences in their disciplines. This fund is a new program that we have initiated in partnership with Provost Uday Sukatme. Pace University […]

Self-Evaluation Guidelines

Some Adjuncts have received a self-evaluation form from their Department Chairs. This has come from the Dean’s Office. Most probably it will be used to determine next year’s raises. If you get one – and not everyone does – here are some guidelines to help you complete it. Go to the union website, and click […]

Adjunct Promotions Guidelines

  In case you missed this e-mail from the Office of the Provost with the Fall 2011 Adjunct Promotion Guidelines and deadlines, CLICK HERE for the full text of the e-mail. CLICK HERE for the Guidelines/Application.

About Your Benefits

Pace University Benefits for Adjuncts For information on benefits offered to adjuncts by the University please visit the Human Resources section of the Pace website at Specific benefit questions can be addressed by Human Resources. For a complete list of HR contacts please go to: Health Insurance Grants The UAFP has negotiated a […]

Your Union Needs YOU!

More than 600 adjuncts are currently benefiting from the work of a small group of dedicated individuals. We can increase our effectiveness tremendously by expanding our core group. Whether you join a committee or just sign on for a simple short-term project, there are any number of ways you can contribute. Won’t you step up […]

Origin of the UAFP: The Cradle Rocked, A Union Was Born

The first Union of Adjunct Faculty at Pace (UAFP) collective bargaining agreement took effect on March 5, 2009, its timing a remarkable confluence of art and life.