On this page we provide links to various agreements (typically called Memoranda of Understanding -- MOU for short) that supplement our Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA). Some such MOUs eventually become part of the CBA proper.
|Date||Title with link||Remarks; please see the actual agreement for particulars!|
|April 13, 2012||Memorandum of Understanding Concerning Scan of University Email Stores for Sensitive Data||This MOU permits Computing and Telecommunication Services (CaTS) to perform a one-time sensitive data scan of the email stores located on the University email server. The data scanned for will be Social Security Numbers and Credit Card numbers.|
|March 7, 2012||Memorandum of Understanding Concerning HMO Coverage||This MOU holds harmless Bargaining Unit Faculty adversely effected by a change made by Anthem in certain HMO benefits to dependents outside the three state Ohio-Indiana-Kentucky region.|
|August 3, 2011||Memorandum of Understanding Concerning Promotion Increases Implemented in Summer 2011||This MOU assured that newly promoted Bargaining Unit Faculty (that is, those promoted effective at the beginning of the 2011-2012 academic or fiscal year) received the expected 7.5% salary increase (and for some, an additional increase specified in the minimum salaries article of the "old" [2008-2011] CBA) -- despite the then-unresolved state of the "new" (2011-2014) CBA. See also section 23.4 in the quarter-based articles portion of the "new" (2011-2014) CBA.|
|February 21, 2011||Memorandum of Understanding Concerning the Coverage of Older Adult Children||This MOU rolls back the administration’s unilateral (i.e., un-negotiated) declaration of premiums for Bargaining Unit Faculty Members who purchase medical, dental and vision insurance for their older adult children (ages 26-27), and it expands the availability of this benefit to more persons than required by the relevant Ohio law. See also the text and table at the end of section 26.3, and section 26.4, too, in either the quarter-based articles portion or the semester-based articles portion of the "new" (2011-2014) CBA.|
|February 21, 2011||Memorandum of Understanding Concerning Staffing of the University Promotion and Tenure Committee||This MOU permits the administration and AAUP-WSU to appoint persons below the rank of Professor to staff the University Promotion and Tenure Committee, pursuant to section 13.9.5 of the 2008-2011Collective Bargaining Agreement. See also the last few sentences of section 13.9.5 in either the quarter-based articles portion or the semester-based articles portion of the "new" (2011-2014) CBA.|
|November 30, 2009||Agreement Regarding Special Format Courses||Under narrow circumstances and with the agreement of both the administration and AAUP-WSU, a BUFM can teach a course during summer (with no summer compensation) in lieu an on-load course during the academic year. See also section 7.8.7 in either the quarter-based articles portion or the semester-based articles portion of the "new" (2011-2014) CBA.|
|July 7, 2009||Agreement Concerning a Semester Calendar||specifies that semesters will feature fourteen weeks of instruction (almost exactly 70 instructional days) and that standard class lengths will be 55 minutes for M-W-F classes (80 minutes for T-Th classes). See also section 9.1 in the semester-based articles portion of the "new" (2011-2014) CBA.|
|July 7, 2009||Agreement Concerning Participation in the Employee Severance Plan||permits the administration to offer its severance plan to Bargaining Unit Faculty; provides certain protections for Bargaining Unit Faculty who participate in the plan|
|April 3, 2009||Agreement Concerning Grant Support, Administrative Assignments, and Summer Teaching||applies only to Bargaining Unit Faculty on academic year appointments who either ask to teach summer classes or accept administrative duties in the summer for which they receive compensation. See also section 7.8 and subsections (especially 7.8.5 and 7.8.6) in both the quarter-based articles portion and the semester-based articles portion of the "new" (2011-2014) CBA.|
|March 2, 2009||Memo of Understanding Concerning Workload and Conversion to Semesters||outlines shared objectives for the anticipated conversion to semesters; provides for binding external arbitration if needed. See also the Workload Agreement.|
|October, 2007||WSU Faculty Requests to Purchase Non-Standard Computer Equipment||provides a means to obtain computers other than those recommended by CaTS and to require CaTS to provide support for such computers|
|March 9, 2001||Memorandum of Understanding Concerning Transitional Procedures for Promotion and Tenure and Annual [Evaluation]||most of this MOU is long inapplicable; but the boxed provisions (items 3 and 4 under Annual Evaluation) do govern how rapidly changes in bylaws-specified annual evaluation criteria become effective|
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