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INFORMATION

May 2015 Voice (HTML)
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President's Report - Negotiations Planning Moving Forward — Read more

More of the Same, Only Worse: 
Christie’s Higher Education Budget
— Read more

Casino Snafu Sinks Stockton University's Saatkamp - Acting President Kesselman 
Inaugurates New Era of Shared Governance
 — Read more

YOU BE THE JUDGE — Adjunct Faculty Member Removed From Higher Ed Pension Program— Read more

Council Locals Pay it Forward this Spring — Read more

Adjuncts: The Cash Cows of MSU — Read More

Retiring Council Leaders Dr. Ralph Edelbach & Sarah-Ann Harnick Commended — Read More

Council Delegates Share and Build Knowledge & Skills at AFT Spring 2015 Conferences — Read More

Retirement Celebration Held for Twenty-two longtime Stockton University 
Faculty Members Who Collectively Had Served Over 500 Years
— Read more

Professional Staff Workshop Educates and Empowers Members - Read More

Temporary Contracts Explained - Again — Read more

Scholarships Available - 2015 AFT NJ Nicholas Yovnello Social Justice 
Scholarship Award
 — Read more

Survey - Does your institution exercise fiscal responsibility? Take survey


State Active Employees — Approved Medical Plan Designs — Plan Year 2015

State Active Employees - Pecentage of Medical Premium Calculator For
Plan Year 2015

Pre-Retirement Information

Invest in New Jersey:
Make Higher Education Affordable Again

5-30-13 - NJ Policy Perspective (PDF)

Summary and Employee Cost of New Pension and Health Benefit Changes per Legislation Signed Into Law on June 28, 2011


Union's Analysis and Response to the Kean Commission Higher Ed Task Force Report 2011

State Commission of Investigation Report Blasts Public Higher Education Governance — Recommends Sweeping Reforms

Member Assistance Available for
Employee Advisory Service

Flunking Out in New Jersey NJ's Support
for Higher Ed. Falls Short
(PDF)


ALEC Exposed - Through ALEC, Global Corporations Are Scheming to Rewrite YOUR Rights and Boost THEIR Revenue

UnKoch my Campus - The Koch Brothers are investing millions of dollars across the country to alter the course of higher education.


Higher Ed. Talking Points for Meeting with Your Legislators
(PDF)

Fight for NJ Public Services, Fight for NJ Public Workers! Become a fan on FACEBOOK

Christie Transition Team Education Report
(1-16-10) (PDF)

Christie NJ Department of Labor Workforce Development Transition Subcommittee
Final Report (1-16-10) (PDF)

Faculty and College Excellence
FACE

  • Current News
  • Previous News

Burlington County College & Rowan University Boards Agree to Pact
(6-11-15)

How Stockton University Lost Its Atlantic City Gamble
(5-31-15)

New Jersey Spending on Higher Education Cut Deeply Since 2008
(5-13-15)

Stockton Should Scrap Plans for Annex at Closed Casino, Provost Says (5-1-15)

Stockton President Saatkamp Resigns Amid Showboat Dispute
(4-22-15)

NJ Legislative Leaders Siding With Unions in Pension Legal Fight With Christie (4-20-15)

Adjuncts: The Cash Cows of MSU
(4-15-15)

Funding Cuts to NJ Colleges Questioned (4-15-15)

How Christie's Budget Would Cut Direct Aid to Colleges (3-13-15)

Judge Rules Against Christie Administration in State Employee Pension Case (2-24-15)

Bill Creating Commission to Study Ways to Make NJ Colleges More Affordable Now Law (2-5-15)

Arbitrator Orders U. Hawaii Place Ex-Adjunct into Tenure Track Position
(1-12-15)

Moody's Assigns A2 to New Jersey City University's $36M Ser. 2015A Bonds; Outlook Negative (1-8-15)

NJ Comptroller Probes Kean’s $219,000 Table (1-10-15)

NLRB New Ruling on Yeshiva - A Win For Union Representation (12-22-14)

Will You Reclaim the Promise of Higher Education? (4-15-14)

A Lack of Oversight is placing NJ Residents and Assets at Risk (3-6-14)

Tensions rise at Kean U. as officials recommend denying tenure to 2/3 of eligible professors (11-24-13}

Council Endorsed Legislative Candidates Successful - Democrats Maintain Control of Legislature

Students & Their Supporters Protest at Sallie Mae Shareholders Meeting
on May 30, 2013

 

 

 

 

Adjunct Faculty Unit Tentative Agreement Successfully Ratified on April 19, 2013

Democratic Candidate for Governor Barbara Buono Speaks to Council Delegates Friday, (4-5-13)

AFT Member Susan MacLaury’s Inocente Wins the Academy Award for Best Short Documentary Film
(2-25-13)

Council Delegates Unanimously Endorse Barbara Buono for
NJ Governor
(2-15-13)

Details of Tentative Agreement Reached with State for Adjunct Faculty Bargaining Unit (1-25-2013)

Tim Haresign Elected Council President
(9-14-12)

In Memoriam - Council mourns the death of President Nicholas Yovnello
(7-10-12)

Details of Tentative Agreement Reached with State for Full-time Bargaining Unit
(7-3-12)

Photo Galleries & Press coverage of Council Locals' Days of Action
April 25 & 26, 2012

Too many open questions in Rutgers-Rowan merger (4-1-12)

Gov. Chris Christie's higher ed aim claim just political spin (3-4-12)

Christie must remove Kean University's President Dawood Farahi (2-21-12)

Kean University president stays put after board shows confidence in leadership
(2-15-12)

Kean president's resume controversy under review by university officials
(2-9-12)

Rating agency's red flag over UMDNJ debt may hinder planned overhaul
(2-8-12)

AFT Endorses Barack Obama for President (2-7-12)

NJ Commission on Higher education Abolished (1-1-12)

Professors at Richard Stockton College and Rowan University rally against contract changes - pressofAtlanticCity
(10-18-12)

New Site Exposes Secret Efforts to Kill Workers' Rights
Article from The Nation with link to alecexposed.org