Steering Committee Agenda, 2/25/19

Approval of minutes and agenda

Officer Reports: <5 minutes each

President:

Vice-President:

Secretary:

Treasurer:

Committee Chair Reports: 5-10 minutes each

Organizing:

Grievance:

Legislative:

Communications:

Equity and Access:

Old Business:

  • Check in about COPE (<2 min)
  • Other campus union elections (<2 min)

New Business

  • Budget Meeting (5-10 minutes?)
  • Last meeting and how to better utilize breakouts (5-10 minutes)
  • New Equity and Access chair (interim? acting?) (5 minutes)
  • KBOR Health Insurance Subcommittee update (10 minutes)
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Why I Joined GTAC

Casey Keel
Ph.D. Candidate, English

In my time at the University of Kansas, the University of Kansas has undergone 2 massive budget cuts. In spring 2016, the university had to reduce its budget by $7 million to adjust for then Gov. Sam Brownback’s $30+ million cut to Kansas’s institutions of higher education and in spring 2018, the university—due to faulty budget calculations—had to cut $20 million from the budget. In my time at the University of Kansas, I have had the constitutional concealed carry policy allow firearms into my classroom. In my time at the University of Kansas, I have taught 500 students and mentored dozens of undergraduate students. And in my time at the University of Kansas, I have never been paid a livable wage. Continue reading “Why I Joined GTAC”

General Meeting Agenda for 2/7/19

7:00: Union 101

7:30: Officer/Chair reports

  • Equity and Access working group

7:50: Contract education with Rose Welch

8:00 Budget Cuts with Hannah Bailey

8:15: Work Talk Pay/Breakouts

  • Equity and Access — Nino 
  • Letter Writing — Mikaela and Patrick 
  • Organizing — Neill, Hannah, Deba
  • Stewards/Grievance — Rose and Owen

8:45: Merriment

9:00 Adjourn

Steering Committee Meeting Agenda, 2/4/19

Officer Reports: <5 minutes each

President:

  • Legislative Reception — 2/12/19

Vice-President:

Secretary:

Treasurer:

Committee Chair Reports: 5-10 minutes each

Organizing:

 

  • New GTA Orientation report back

 

Grievance:

  • Grievance procedure working group update
  • Outstanding grievances

Legislative:

Communications:

Old Business:

  • Equity and Access committee member suggestions (5-10 minutes)
  • Check in about COPE  (<2 minutes)
  • Support for other campus unions (10-20 minutes)

New Business

  • Planning for the 2/7 general meeting (20 minutes)
  • Organizing/budget cuts (20 minutes)