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Updates

Stay informed on the latest news and updates regarding non-tenure-track faculty unionization at Santa Clara University.

Union Updates

  • June 21, 2022: Faculty Union Election Results
  • May 26, 2022: Faculty Union Election Begins Tomorrow
  • May 16, 2022: University's Position on SEIU Election from Acting President Lisa Kloppenberg
  • May 11, 2022: Union Election Procedures Update
  • April 26, 2022: Receipt of SEIU Petition
  • June 8, 2021: Response to FSC Resolution on Labor Justice, from Acting Provosts Ed Ryan and Kate Morris and Associate Provost for Faculty Personnel and Policy Kitty Murphy
  • May 11, 2021: Clarification of the University’s Position on Non-Tenure-Track Faculty Unionization Voting, from Acting Co-Provosts Ed Ryan and Kate Morris and Associate Provost for Faculty Personnel and Policy Kitty Murphy
  • May 5, 2021: Update from Acting President Kloppenberg on Non-Tenure-Track Faculty Unionization Announcing No Election Agreement Reached With SEIU and AFLOC
  • April 30, 2021: Update from Acting President Kloppenberg on Non-Tenure-Track Faculty Unionization Mediation
  • April 14, 2021: Update from Acting President Kloppenberg on Non-Tenure-Track Faculty Unionization Negotiations
  • April 9, 2021: Announcement of Publication of Provost Website on Non-Tenure-Track Faculty Unionization
  • March 1, 2021: Update from Provost Kloppenberg on Potential Union Election for Adjunct Faculty and Lecturers
  • January 14, 2021: Provost Kloppenberg Responds to FSC Resolution on Neutrality
  • August 3, 2020: President O’Brien Announces that SCU would allow a unionization vote outside of NLRB process
  • October, 23, 2019: President O’Brien Shares Position on Faculty Unionization - SCU would not seek religious exemption
  • June 21, 2018: President Engh Shares Additional Information on the University’s Position on the Suggested Unionization of Adjunct Faculty and Lecturers
  • May 25, 2018: President Engh Shares Decision on Faculty Organizing Committee Proposal - SCU would not allow an in-house vote

Governance, Compensation, Housing, Pandemic Accommodations, Reclassification

  • April 13, 2022: Update on Faculty Compensation
  • January 25, 2022: Return to In-Person Learning; Flexible pedagogy
  • December 29, 2021: Winter 2022 flexible instruction and faculty choice in teaching modality
  • November 18, 2021: Increase in Landed Down Payment Assistance amount
  • November 10, 2021: Fall Update from the Provost’s Office including non-tenure-track policy updates
  • October 13, 2021: Plans for Winter 2022 Instruction, Flexible Pedagogies, and Open Forum Invitation
  • August 24, 2021: Response to petition for exemption for faculty who are parents and care-givers; Faculty and staff assistance fund.
  • August 13, 2021: Invitation to faculty forum on return to campus
  • August 5, 2021: Fall 2021 teaching guidelines, how to request exemption from teaching on campus
  • May 19, 2021: Forum on Assembly Bill 736: Shift in Exempt Status for Adjunct Faculty
  • April 29, 2021: Update from Acting Co-Provosts Ed Ryan and Kate Morris on 2021-22 Faculty Letters of Appointment
  • March 2, 2021: Lecturer Concerns Emerging from the COLA Survey
  • January 21, 2021: Landed Home Purchase Assistance Information Sessions
  • November 12, 2020: Additional Adjustments for Pandemic Impacts
  • October 22, 2020: Update from Provost Kloppenberg on Accommodations for Caregivers and Adjustments for Pandemic Impacts
  • September 10, 2020: Landed Home Purchase Assistance Information Sessions
  • July 31, 2020: Information for 10-Month AYALs about the recent conversion of AYAL contracts from twelve-month to ten-month terms
  • December 10, 2019: Information from Interim Provost Kloppenberg on recent changes related to our Adjunct Faculty (classification and appointments)
  • October 11, 2019: Santa Clara announcement about the expanded Landed down payment program for faculty and staff
  • September 19, 2019: Update from Interim Provost Kloppenberg on Potential Legislation Regarding Newly Non-exempt Faculty members
  • September 19, 2019: President O’Brien’s 2019 Convocation Address
  • August 5, 2019: Update from Interim Provost Kloppenberg regarding potential legislation to classify quarterly and semester adjunct faculty to exempt status
  • July 30, 2019: Summer update from Interim Provost Kloppenberg
  • May 16, 2019: Update on 1200 Campbell housing project
  • May 9, 2019: Update from Provost Jacobs regarding faculty compensation and appointments
  • April 30, 2019: Update from Provost Jacobs and Interim Provost Elect Kloppenberg about efforts to improve faculty compensation and create greater career development opportunities
  • April 23, 2019: Update and call to action from John Ottoboni, Chief Operating Officer, and Michael Crowley, VP for Finance and Administration, regarding ongoing efforts to gain the City of San Jose’s approval of SCU’s proposed housing initiative at 1200 Campbell Ave
  • March 7, 2019: Update from Michael Crowley, VP for Finance and Administration, regarding progress with the 1200 Campbell Ave housing initiative