APSCUF is the national leader in protecting and advancing faculty rights. The APSCUF/State System of Higher Education collective bargaining agreement guarantees bargaining unit participation in the hiring, tenure, and promotion processes, in sabbatical leave determination, and in curricula decisions. Our latest contracts are below for your convenience.
The 2019–23 faculty collective bargaining agreement
Printed copies are distributed to APSCUF members. Please see the links below to the digital contract.
Enhanced sick-leave payout program:
Faculty Enhanced Sick Leave Payout Program (January 2020)
Extension of Faculty Enhanced Sick Leave Payout Program (May 6, 2020)
Faculty Enhanced Sick Leave Program Amendment (May 6, 2020)
Faculty Enhanced Sick Leave Payout Program (Feb. 5, 2021)
Click here for information on the State System’s website.
2021 side letters:
Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education’s Board of Governors ratified seven side letters in a special meeting Sept. 22. Click here to view the side letters in the BOG agenda. The finalized documents are below:
Article 6 – Department chairpersons
Article 12 – Performance Review and Evaluation of Faculty
Article 15 – Tenure
Article 16 – Promotion
Articles 29 and 34 – Seniority
Article 31 – Curriculum committee
The 2019–23 coaches’ collective bargaining agreement
The 2018–19 faculty collective bargaining agreement
Click here to view a PDF of the one-year agreement.
Side letters between APSCUF and the State System: July 1, 2015 – June 30, 2018
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