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 […]
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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 […]
UHPA & UH Reach Agreement UH and the UHPA Negotiations Team have reached an agreement on a new Telework Policy that will go into effect on January 3, 2022 and runs through June 30, 2023. The existing COVID-19 Voluntary Telework Policy will be expiring on December 31, 2021. Similar to What We Have Today The […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Our UHPA member benefits partner HomeStreet Bank has a message for UHPA members that may save you a considerable amount of money if you are buying a home: UHPA Member Home Buying Benefits As a member you are eligible for exclusive home buying benefits ONLY through Affinity Lending at HomeStreet Bank. You now have access […]
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 […]