Entries by UHPA

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 […]

Time to Imu the PIG

Missed the mark It goes without saying further that since the Tenure PIGʻs report and recommendations were released on September 16, 2021, it did not gain any traction, support, or defense worthy of any consideration and action by the BOR in the eyes of faculty and UHPA.  Although the stated intent was to review: (1) […]

Time Running Out To Cast Your ERS Trustee Ballot

Have you cast your ballot for the next ERS Trustee?  The 10/22 deadline is fast-approaching and if you haven’t voted, we urge you all to cast your ballots for our very own Lynne Wilkens who has been endorsed by the HGEA, UPW, the Hawaii Fire Fighters Association, and of course UHPA. Cast Your Ballot Before […]

Get Your Free McDonald’s Breakfast Sandwich This Week Only

UHPA received the following from authorized representatives of McDonalds and are passing it on unedited to our members: FREE McDonald’s Breakfast Sandwich Meals for Educators: Oct. 11 – 15  McDonald’s of Hawaii is thanking all educators and faculty statewide for their hard work and commitment to our students during these challenging times. From Monday, Oct. […]

Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap

Permitted Interaction Group (PIG) or Wild Pig On Friday, September 10, 2021, the University of Hawai‘i Board of Regents posted their agenda and meeting materials for the September 16, 2021 meeting.  Included on the agenda was the report of the Tenure PIG.  Based on the February 18, 2021 BOR meeting, the Tenure PIGʻs purpose and […]

Last Chance to Rate Your Administrator

By now all members of UHPA should have received their “Rate My Administrator” survey invitations. If you have not, please reach out to our office via email or you can just reply to any of our Monday Report emails.  Survey closes on Oct 6  If you want to make your voice heard, this week is […]

Lipstick Won’t Help This Tenure PIG Mess

Permitted Interaction Group (PIG) or Wild Pig On Friday, September 10, 2021, the University of Hawai‘i Board of Regents posted their agenda and meeting materials for the September 16, 2021 meeting.  Included on the agenda was the report of the Tenure PIG.  Based on the February 18, 2021 BOR meeting, the Tenure PIGʻs purpose and […]

Reminder: Rate My Administrator Survey

By now all members of UHPA should have received their “Rate My Administrator” survey invitations. If you have not, please reach out to our office via email or you can just reply to any of our Monday Report emails.  Don’t postpone your participation!   Make your voice heard via this survey tool. The UHPA Board of […]