Faculty Bargaining Units and Contracts
We are thrilled to announce that after 17 months of bargaining, hundreds of hours in bargaining sessions, and a week of meetings and presentations with membership, we have ratified our first union contract through a vote of majority support from members and signed both agreements with the Administration. Read the full contract and highlights below for more information.
Bargaining Unit 1 Faculty consists of all faculty members with the titles of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor; Professor; Professor of Practice; Research Lecturer I, II, III; Research Assistant Professor; Research Associate Professor; Research Professor; Lecturer I, II, III; Senior Lecturer I, II, III; Principal Lecturer I, II, III; Instructor; and Senior Instructor employed at the main campus in Albuquerque and the branch campuses of Gallup, Taos, Los Alamos, and Valencia and excludes Provost, Senior Vice Provost, Associate Provost, Deputy Provost, Chancellor, Dean, Associate Dean, Assistant Dean, Department/Division Chairs, Academic Directors, all visiting faculty, working retirees, and those excluded as managerial, confidential, and/or supervisory.
Bargaining Unit 2 Faculty consists of temporary part-time instructors, adjuncts, and term teaching faculty employed at the main campus in Albuquerque and the branch campuses of Gallup, Taos, Los Alamos, and Valencia, and exclude the provost, senior vice provost, associate provost, deputy provost, chancellor, dean, associate dean, assistant dean, department/division chairs, academic directors, all visiting faculty and working retirees, and those excluded as managerial, confidential, and/or supervisory.