Upcoming Events

Event Date Location
Chilli's Happy HourThursday, November 30
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Chilli's Patio (MMC)
Join us for a solidarity hour on Chilli's patio to share information and strategize about how best to protect our institution, colleagues, and students.
Coffee at B&N CafeWednesday, December 6
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Barnes and Noble Cafe (2nd floor of bookstore) (MMC)
Coffee is on us!
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Recent Events

Event Date
Holiday PartyTuesday, November 28
Union 101 WorkshopThursday, November 9
Collecting Data for Teaching EvaluationsWednesday, November 8
Feedback Session with Bargaining TeamWednesday, November 8
Collecting Data for Teaching EvaluationsFriday, November 3
Legislative Update with Rep. Marie WoodsonThursday, November 2
Coffee at B&N CafeWednesday, November 1
Collecting Data for Teaching EvaluationsThursday, October 26
Fall Chapter MeetingFriday, October 20
Chilli's Happy HourThursday, October 19

Social Events

Luncheon Group PhotoThroughout the year, the union holds social events for members to meet colleagues across campus. In the past, these have included a "Welcome" luncheon or social for new faculty, an annual Holiday Party, and smaller monthly meetups over drinks.

Tenure and Promotion Workshops

tenure and promotionEach year, the Union presents workshops for tenure and promotion in collaboration with the Office to Advance Women, Equity & Diversity. These workshops discuss strategies for helping junior faculty advance in the University. Panels of faculty and administrators advise the faculty on many topics, including gathering strong recommendation letters, focusing research and achieving balance of research, teaching, and service.

Chapter Meetings

fall chapter meeting Chapter Meetings, which occur at least once in each of the Fall and Spring terms, are important meetings for the Chapter to democratically sets its goals and policy for the upcoming period. The Chapter membership hears reports from the Executive Committee, the Bargaining Team, the Grievance Team, etc., and helps influences policy for the upcoming period which the various committees and teams will then help carry out.

Chapter Elections

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Spring Chapter Meetings are usually held in February or March. At the spring Chapter Meeting, Officers and Senators are elected for terms beginning on the first date of the Summer academic term. Only UFF-FIU members are eligible to vote in Chapter Elections! Please join us and cast your ballot.

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