The newly elected officers of the UAFP for the 2019-2022 term are: President: William Quinlan Vice President: Maury Hutcheson Secretary: Thomas Failla Treasurer: Glenn Martin Miller With only one candidate nominated for each position, no balloting was required, and the officers were elected by acclamation. View officer profiles HERE.
Diverse Education – Adjunct faculty members will get another chance to gain eligibility for a federal student loan relief program under proposed legislation by two U.S. senators. In early October, Senators Dick Durbin (D-Illinois) and Al Franken (D-Minnesota) introduced the Adjunct Faculty Loan Fairness Act of 2017 that would allow part-time faculty at colleges and [...]
The UAFP and its counsel have just prevailed in an appeal of Pace University’s rejection of an adjunct professor’s entitlement to unemployment insurance. This is the second challenge we have won in this area. The decision will have positive impact for adjunct faculty who have not received class assignments and wish to apply for unemployment. [...]