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News & Events


>    URI/AAUP Annual Holiday Dinner, Tuesday, December 9th
     Oceanside at the Pier, Narragansett Details

>    May 13, 2014:  URI/AAUP Faculty Vote to Approve the 2011-14 Contract.  The  
      RI Board of Education Voted to Approve the Agreement on Monday, May 12th.
      Contract Changes

>  URI/AAUP Resolutions on Arming URI Security Forces  Read Story


>   April 17, 2014:  URI/AAUP and RI Board of Education Reach Tentative Agreement Read

>  Contract Update:  January 21, 2014 - State Labor Board Decision
    and Order Details

>  Contract Update:  December 3, 2013  Details

>  Contract Update:  November 27, 2013  Details

>  Contract Update:  August 21, 2013, RI State Labor Relations Board
    Rules in Favor of URI/AAUP  Read Story

>  Contract Update:  May 8, 2013 Read Story

>  Contract Update:  January 23, 2013, Read Story

>  Contract Update:  December 12, 2012,  Read Story

>  Contract Update:  Statement to Board of Governors (December 10, 2012)
    Read Statement

>  Contract Update:  Statement to Board of Governors (November 5, 2012)    
     Read Statement

>  Contract Update (October 23, 2012)  Read Story

>  More Information on Unfair Labor Practice Complaint
    (September 6, 2012
)  Read Story

 >  Promotion and Step Increases  (August 2, 2012) Read Story

>  Status of contract negotiations (June 28, 2012)  Read Story

>  Timeline of contract negotiations (June 28, 2012) Read Story


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AAUP Publications


Chapter Newsletters - URI AAUP News

An archive of URI AAUP Chapter Newsletters dating back to October 2004.

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The AAUP National Newsletter dedicated to critical issues facing faculty on campuses nationwide.

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AAUP Journal of Academic Freedom

The AAUP Journal of Academic Freedom has been developed in consultation and collaboration with Academe, the AAUP's magazine. We seek to gather a diverse array of essays, ranging from historical studies to analyses of contemporary conflicts, from accounts of individual faculty experiences to institutional histories.

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AAUP Redbook

Widely regarded as an authoritative source on sound academic practice, the AAUP's Policy Documents and Reports, also known as the Rebook, contains the Association's major Policy Statements.

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Health Insurance Rates

View co-share rates for medical, vision, and dental for classified and non-classified employees.

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Planning Your Retirement

How to apply for Social Security & Medicare, 403(b) benefits, info on GRSA, and retirement guidelines.

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Domestic Partner Benefits

Info about COBRA and FMLA, common law marriages, declaring a domestic partnership dependent, and more.

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Promotion and Tenure

Information about promotion and tenure from the Provost's Office, a memorandum on trainings for Online Dossiers, and more.

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