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Rate My Administrator Summary Report Published

UHPA members can now download the “2021 UHPA Rate My Administrator Surveys” PDF. Nearly 700 faculty members participated system-wide across all campuses.  The summary report contains: Highest and lowest scoring statements Average score for each statement Average scores by campus Both overall satisfaction by average by campus Likely to recommend Profile of respondents The results […]

Monday Report is Morphing

This will be the last planned Monday Report. In its place will be a combination of a “News Flash” email which will be sent immediately upon release in conjunction with a “Monthly Newsletter” which lists all news published in the previous month.  To be replaced by the News Flash  The Monday Report was a great […]

UH Publishes Tenure Task Force Website

SCR 201 Tenure Task Force Meeting Notes Published In response to a common element in the tenure PIG testimony of many faculty at the last Board of Regents meeting, UH has now published a SCR 201 Tenure Task Force website.  Of particular interest are the published notes of 3 meetings (at the time of this […]

Tenure PIG Quick-Reference Guide

Background University of Hawaii Board of Regents Immediate Past Chair Ben Kudo established a Permitted Interaction Group (PIG) on February 18, 2021 and charged it with looking into three specific areas of tenure: Overview, history and purpose of tenure; Evolution, current views and developments on tenure (outside of the University of Hawai‘i); and The current […]

Faculty Taking Charge of UH’s Future

Mahalo to all of the faculty who took the time and effort to share their concerns and perspectives regarding the findings and recommendations of the Tenure Permitted Interaction Group (PIG) at the University of Hawai‘i Board of Regents meeting held last Thursday, Oct. 21st.   Don’t Mess with Tenure There were 634 pages of lengthy and […]

In Memoriam: Dr. Elizabeth Tam, A True Community Advocate

Hawai‘i has lost a true heroine and champion. The University of Hawaii Professional Assembly ‘ohana was sad to learn that former UHPA board member, Dr. Elizabeth Tam, 68, who retired as chair of the University of Hawai‘i John A. Burns School of Medicine this past July, passed away on Friday, Oct. 8. Dr. Tam, who […]

It’s Time to Take a Stand

We Stand on the Shoulders of Those Before Us If you are currently a tenured faculty or a tenured track faculty in instruction, research, extension, specialist, librarian, or other faculty classifications, then you are a direct beneficiary to those retired and more than likely deceased UH faculty who have over the decades fought tirelessly and […]

UH Blindsides Us Again

We Heard You Loud and Clear We recognize and acknowledge all those who took the time to send an email expressing your frustration, concerns, and heightened anxieties about the University of Hawai‘i’s vaccination mandate intended to go into effect in the spring 2022 semester. We realize many of you found the news upsetting and we […]