UFE Delivers

Some of the UFE gains and initiatives since 2006:

  • 2% wage increase for all faculty in 2017-19
  • 3% wage increase for all faculty in 2016-17
  • 3% wage increase for all faculty in 2015-16
  • 5.5% wage increase for all faculty in 2013-14
  • 12.5% wage increase for all faculty in 2008-10, plus additional pay increases for adjunct faculty
  • Path of Study & Curriculum Area Team co-authors & planning w/TESC admin, 2018-2021
  • Bargain and administer the CBA through contract negotiations and ongoing labor/management meetings
  • Strong grievance procedure, including due process rights for all faculty members
  • Revisions to the waiver policy regarding teaching partners and lower division teaching commitments
  • Protection of sabbatical lines
  • Protection of class sizes and reduction in the student-faculty ratio for first-year students through 2013-2017
  • Restoration of summer institute funding beginning in 2015 through 2021
  • Expansion of parental leave to include all parents, regardless of gender
  • Expansion of medical leave for adjunct faculty
  • Increased job security for adjuncts through the establishment of multi-year contracts
  • Transition of 10 long-term adjuncts to tenure-track ½-time EWS faculty from 2016-2020
  • Opportunity for further transition of long-term EWS adjunct faculty in 2017-18
  • One-time conversion of 4 long-time adjunct faculty members to regular status in 2008
  • The creation of The UFE Memorial Fund, in honor of our founding UFE faculty members, Jose Gomez and Zahid Shariff
  • The expansion of the UFE Solidarity Scholarship Fund: $12,000 awarded beginning 2018 (12 awards @ $1000 per student, including eligibility for undocumented students, 2020)
  • Ongoing support of community and education partnerships through the UFE Solidarity Fund
  • Creation of a UFE Political Endorsement Policy & Application, 2019. See: UFE Endorsement Application-Final