UCDALI Meeting Agenda – February 27, 2018

3:00 – 3:15      Updates

  • Article 5 response:
    • Language of titles: “Teaching Faculty Appointment” breaks down to CTT, “Contingent Faculty” (lecturers) and “Instructional Track” (instructor, Sr. Instructor)
  • Newsletter
  • Teaching Faculty PD grant: March 26th is deadline for CLAS NTTF $500 grant applications (attached to this email): 6 will be awarded
  • Non-CLAS NTTF grant apps available in the Fall
  • What are barriers to applying? Many semesters money goes unused as not enough lecturers, instructors and CTT faculty apply for the award

3:15 – 3:25      UCDALI Communications, Visibility

  • Communications budget and strategic plan
    • Discussions with university Communications office
    • Banner: AHEC will allow UCDALI banner to be hung in NC; can’t make it until website updated (logo/color consistent with CU Denver branding) and vanity URL in place (www.ucdenver.edu/ucdali)
    • Email communication: events to be promoted in CU Denver Today and CLAS newsletter
    • Website/URL

3:25 – 3:35      FCQ Update: New forms will be in place for Fall 2018

                        See FCQ results at www.colorado.edu/fcq/fcq-results

3:35 – 3:45      New Lecturers Orientation

3:45 – 4:00      Spring Event:

  • Date and location April 5, 2018 11:30-1:30 in Auraria Library
  • Theme: What’s in a name? How to “brand” non-tenure track and better express what we do
  • Organization and planning: Qdoba catering

4:00 – 4:10      AAUP https://www.aaup.org/; organization for TTF, NTTF and grad students chapter being discussed at CU Denver; doesn’t interfere with or replace what UCDALI does; not a union, no legal representation but chapters do discuss issues and organize events; many chapters at CO schools; feel free to check it out~

4:10 – 4:20      UCDALI Mission, Vision & Plan

4:20 – 4:30      Open Forum

  • Other business or announcements
  • Suggestions for future meeting agendas
  • Next meetings: Tues, 3/27 and 4/24 from 3-4:30pm in Student Commons 3121