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Negotiations: Article 1, Preamble

Wright State University Chapter

American Association of University Professors

AAUP-WSU has proposed the article below for inclusion in the first collective bargaining agreement (CBA) for non-tenure-eligible (NTE) faculty. Our negotiating team handed it to the administration at the initial negotiating session on March 11, 2013. Reports about the status of this article will be found below the article itself.

See our CBA Negotiations page for a roster of the AAUP-WSU negotiating team, brief reports about each Monday's negotiation session, and an article-by-article summary table with links to detailed information about each individual article that either the administration or AAUP-WSU proposes to include in the CBA.

Article 1


1.1 This is an agreement by and between Wright State University (hereinafter referred to as the “University”) and the American Association of University Professors, Wright State University Chapter (hereinafter referred to as AAUP-WSU).

1.2 The purpose of this Agreement is to set forth the understanding between the parties as to the terms and conditions of employment of Members of the Bargaining Unit specified herein.

1.3 The provisions of this Agreement shall take precedence over any practices, policies, or procedures, which are inconsistent with its terms. Such inconsistent policies shall be null and void.

1.4 In this Agreement, whenever a reference to “department” is made, it shall be understood that this refers to the college in the College of Nursing and Health and the Lake Campus. For the College of Nursing and Health and for the Lake Campus, here and elsewhere in this Agreement, the terms “Department Chair” and “Chair” refer to the Dean.

Status of Negotiations about the Above Article

April 22, 2013

The parties' Chief Negotiators initialed initialed -- "TA'd" -- this article, thus signifying tentative agreement on this article. Here is a pdf file showing the TA'd article.

March 11, 2013

Our negotiating team stated that the language we proposed is intended to match that in the existing CBA for tenure-eligible and tenured (TET) faculty.

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