Connecticut State University American Association of University Professors

and

The Board of Trustees for the Connecticut State University System

LETTER OF AGREEMENT

REGARDING

STUDENT OPINION SURVEYS - Revised

 

The parties agree to appoint a Committee to study and make recommendations to the Chancellor of CSUS and the President of CSU-AAUP regarding the use of student opinion surveys as provided for in Articles 4.11.7 and 4.11.8 of the Collective Bargaining Agreement between the parties.

 

      1.      The Committee shall consist of eight (8) individuals: four (4) tenured members

               of CSU-AAUP at the rank of Associate Professor or above, one from each of

               the universities, appointed by the President of CSU-AAUP and four (4)

               academic officers at the rank of Dean or above, one from each of the

               universities, appointed by the Chancellor of CSUS.

      2.      The Committee shall be appointed no later than January 15, 2007.

      3.      The Committee shall investigate and make recommendations, in consultation

               with the Senates of the four universities established in accordance with the

               Collective Bargaining Agreement between the parties, on the following:

              

               a.  Essential elements that should be part of all student opinion surveys;

               b.  Method of administration of the student opinion surveys;

               c.  Frequency with which student opinion surveys should be administered;

               d. Reporting the results of the student opinion surveys; and

               e. Appropriate use of the results of the student opinion surveys.

       4.    The Committee shall submit a preliminary report no later than September 1, 2007

              and a final report no later than February 28, 2008.  If the Committee finds that

              additional time is required to complete its work, it may request an extension of

              these deadlines from the Chancellor of CSUS and the President of CSU-AAUP.

       5.    The Chancellor of CSUS and the President of CSU-AAUP or their respective

              designees shall determine by mutual agreement if and when any or all of the

              Committee’s recommendations shall be implemented.

 

 

_______s/David Trainor______1/11/07______            ______s/Vijay Nair__________1/11/07_____

For the Board of Trustees           Date                           For CSU-AAUP                         Date

Revised: December 21, 2006

LETTER OF AGREEMENT - AAUP Student Opinion Surveys Committee 12.06