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Deal reached between United Academics and UVM

Deal reached between United Academics and UVM

June 3, 2018

After 15 months of negotiations, UVM and faculty union United Academics announced that they have reache...

Faculty union and University reach tentative agreement over contracts

Faculty union and University reach tentative agreement over contracts

May 22, 2018

After nearly a year of negotiations,  UVM has announced it reached a tentative agreement on new cont...

Music chair resigns seat after 12 classes are cut

Music chair resigns seat after 12 classes are cut

November 18, 2017

Following several cuts to music and dance courses, department chair D. Thomas Toner stepped down from ...

Faculty negotiations halt: A month later, United Academics and UVM Administration contract talks remain at impasse

Faculty negotiations halt: A month later, United Academics and UVM Administration contract talks remain at impasse

October 22, 2017

UVM’s faculty union United Academics has been in a deadlock with the University over a contract dispute ab...

Burlington teachers strike and garner UVM support

Burlington teachers strike and garner UVM support

September 19, 2017

Teachers in Burlington are striking over disputes in contracts ending Sept. 1 with the school board v...

President of UVM faculty union steps down

President of UVM faculty union steps down

September 6, 2016

A new president has been chosen to lead UVM’s faculty union. Associate Professor Felicia Kornbluh officia...

Professors criticize university budget plan

Professors criticize university budget plan

March 30, 2016

Faculty members are concerned departments may not get the resources they need due to UVM’s new incen...

<p>UVM president hires chief of staff</p>

UVM president hires chief of staff

February 3, 2016

The UVM administration organization chart has been shuffled to create a new position in the president’...

Teach-in focuses on racial justice

Teach-in focuses on racial justice

March 10, 2015

A new United Academics committee focused on civil rights hosted a discussion about racial justice in Ve...

New faculty union president is elected

December 9, 2014

Filed under Campus, News

United Academics elected a new president to their faculty union Nov. 24. Felicia Kornbluh won the first contested United Academics election against Don Loeb.Felicia Kornbluh has been working at UVM for five years as the director of the gender, sexuality and women’s studies department.“I bring the same qualities to UA that I dev...

Faculty push for salary increases and smaller pay gap

Faculty push for salary increases and smaller pay gap

December 9, 2014

After recent difficulties negotiating new contracts, UVM faculty members are unhappy with the difference...

UA elections result

Hannah Kearns

November 26, 2014

Filed under Campus, News

Felicia Kornbluh was announced as the new president of United Academics, which is UVM’s faculty union Nov. 24. UA held its elections this past week, and all positions were uncontested, apart from the presidency. “I bring the same qualities to UA that I developed in that role: tenacity, eagerness to bring diverse perspectives...

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