Entries by UHPA

Tenure and promotion datasets updated for 2018

UHPA Members can access tenure and promotion data that includes 2016-2018 academic years.  Members can access both graphs and the tables producing those graphs published within a Google sheet. UHPA Executive Director Kristeen Hanselman said, “Each year UHPA gathers information on faculty success in obtaining tenure, increased compensation with promotion, and completion of probationary periods […]

Get a discount on your next vehicle

UHPA Members now have access to an exclusive automotive purchase program via the JN Group that includes guaranteed discounts on your next vehicle (either new or pre-owned) purchase. Not a member yet? Click here for a quick and easy join with no additional fees. Are you already a member but can’t access the content? Click […]

UHPA Making Sure Your Dues Deductions are Accurate

The last four faculty paychecks illustrated the problems within DAGS and the ongoing issues when a state agency doesn’t know UHPA and takes some authority away from UH payroll. A brief recap of the mistakes that UHPA identified and ensured there were corrections. Pursuant to the U.S. Supreme Court Janus v AFSCME decision effective June […]

New Notification Requirements for Placement on Administrative Leave with Pay

Many faculty members who were placed on administrative leave with pay were subject to ongoing 30 day extensions without being informed of the need for the extensions.These situations often were a result of administrative investigations based on workplace violence or Title IX. complaints. Investigations were ongoing for substantial periods of time with no information forthcoming […]

Colleen Hanabusa for Governor

The University of Hawaii Professional Assembly’s board of directors unanimously voted in favor of endorsing Colleen Hanabusa for governor and officially notified her campaign today. UHPA’s political endorsement committee had recommended Hanabusa to the board for consideration. “Our endorsement was based on input from faculty as well as Colleen’s solid track record of support for […]