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Pace University Spam Alert

Reported SPAM Emails Below are spam messages that have been reported to the ITS Help Desk.  Please do not respond or click on any of the embedded links.  Delete the email from your Inbox and Deleted Items folder. A message from a Pace user or the ‘Help Desk’ with no subject line telling you that your mailbox [...]

UAFP Employment Opportunity

President’s Message - Union of Adjunct Faculty at Pace is currently seeking to fill positions for a Negotiation Committee. UAFP opportunities for participation  We are seeking members to become part of our Negotiation Committee. This group will be in charge of reaching a new contract with Pace University. Participation involves 3 stages: 1. Training This [...]

U.S. TREASURY DEPARTMENT: FACT SHEET

  Final Regulations Implementing Employer Shared Responsibility Under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) for 2015 Provisions to Assist Smaller Businesses and Businesses that Offer Most but Not All Employees Coverage in 2015 Approximately 96 percent of employers are small businesses and have fewer than 50 workers and are exempt from the employer responsibility provisions. To [...]

Pace University Full-Time Faculty Searches

Dear Adjuncts: Please review the latest updates on full-time faculty searches. Please review the attached documents for more information. All those who feel they possess the credentials for the positions are encouraged to apply. Please review the position announcements and only contact the name(s) provided in the attachments, unless otherwise directed. Click on links below [...]

More College Adjuncts See Strength in Union Numbers

Evan McGlinn for The New York Times: The Service Employees International Union sponsored a symposium in Boston last month for adjunct professors whom the union is trying to organize at local universities. By Tamar Lewis Published: December 3, 2013 Click here to access article.

The Melissa Harris-Perry Show Featuring Mary Ellen Bernard

The Melissa Harris-Perry show on November 30th, 2013 featured Maria Maisto Lynch from the New Faculty Majority Coalition; Ed Ott, Lecturer in Labor Studies at the  Murphy Institute; Dorian Warren, Assoc Prof of Poli Sci & International and  Public Affairs, from Columbia University, and Mary Ellen Bernard, a willing Adjunct from Pace University. Click here to view [...]

Agenda: Meeting with President Friedman

1.) The UAFP respectfully asks President Friedman to approve the following clarification of the meaning of (1) and (3) year appointments: a.) Schedules for full time professors should be completed first. b.) Professors with (3) year appointments should then be consulted about their preferences and their schedules should be completed. c.) Professors with (1) year [...]

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 [...]

DIRECT PAYERS – Dues Deadline

If you haven’t signed an authorization form to have your UAFP dues automatically deducted from your paycheck, you should! Just sign the form at this link and fax or scan and e-mail to UAFP by Nov. 16. (Fax number and e-mail address are on the form.) Your dues/fees for Fall 2012 will be automatically deducted from [...]

New UAFP Leadership

Dear Colleague, As you should have seen from the new make-up of the Executive Board in our recent e-mail to adjuncts, a number of changes have taken place. Let me explain why. Due to a newly enacted Constitutional Amendment, John Pawlowski, who has led the union since its inception, may no longer serve as the [...]

Welcome Back – Contract News!

Welcome back! I hope this will be a productive and rewarding semester for you. Good news — The contract was ratified by 98% of the voters, and by the Board of Trustees, which met on Sept. 14.  Everyone will receive a 3% raise in their first paycheck. This raise is guaranteed. There is no merit component. [...]

Grants Available to Pace Adjuncts

Thinkfinity Initiative Grants Available to Pace Adjuncts All adjunct faculty should have received an announcement from Pace about the Thinkfinity grant. UAFP Vice President Barbara Lerner has been in contact with the Provost and was assured that the grant is available to adjunct faculty. As a matter of fact, the Thinkfinity grant has reserved 10% [...]

Health Insurance Reimbursement Deadline – OCT. 15

October 15 is the deadline to apply for a partial health insurance reimbursement if you purchased your own health insurance last year and you are not eligible for health insurance through another job, spouse or domestic partner, or Medicaid or Medicare. Please note that some aspects of this program have changed as have some of the [...]

All Adjunct Faculty: Contract Information Meetings

All Adjunct Faculty:  Meetings to Discuss New UAFP Contract WED – August 1 – 6:00 pm Pleasantville:  Miller Lecture Hall Downtown Manhattan:  Lecture Hall North All adjunct faculty are welcome to attend one of these meetings to learn about our new contract. Our negotiating committee has worked hard to keep us moving forward financially while [...]

Good news! Contract Agreement! Save the Date for Informational Meeting

Contract Agreement The Union of Adjunct Faculty at Pace and the Administration of Pace University have reached agreement on a new 3-year contract. In these tough economic times, it keeps us moving forward financially and retains all the important gains we made in the first contract. Here are some highlights: * 3% guaranteed across-the-board raise [...]