Part-Time and Full-Time Lecturer Contracts available online

The 2013-2017 Part-Time Lecturer contract can be found online through the EMU Academic Human Resources website.  The direct link is here.

The 2013-2016 Full-Time Lecturers' contract is still going through final copyediting; the draft version is available here.

Save the Dates: EMUFT events in September

There are many events -- orientation, meetings, workshops, and the Fall Social -- for lecturers to attend in September.

Sept 6 - Part-Time Lecturer Orientation

Sept 9, 10, 11 -- Meetings re a new PTL proposal

Sept 17, 18, 20, 24 -- Workshops: Evaluations & Promotions

Sept 26 - EMUFT Fall Social

Check your e-mail in the coming weeks for additional information on all of these events.

See our Calendar for the full schedule of September Events.  See you then!



Meetings at EMU to discuss ACA

Big changes are coming with the Affordable Care Act in 2014, and some of these changes will impact lecturers.  To update everyone about ACA and what the changes will look like at EMU, the EMUFT officers and Organizing Committee have scheduled meetings on July 10th and 11th.

These meetings will include:

  • Overview of the Affordable Care Act
  • EMU’s proposal on the Affordable Care Act involving credit-hour loads for Part-Time Lecturers
  • Discussion of EMU’s proposal
  • Decisions on how to respond to EMU’s proposal
  • Information on chronic late paychecks to Part-Time Lecturers

The meetings will take place at the following times and locations:

  • Wednesday, July 10  11:00 AM - 12:30 PM (203 Pray Harrold)
  • Wednesday, July 10  4:00 PM - 5:30 PM (203 Pray Harrold)
  • Wednesday, July 10  7:00 PM - 8:30 PM (308 Pray Harrold)
  • Thursday, July 11  11:00 AM -12:30 PM (203 Pray Harrold)
  • Thursday, July 11  4:00 PM - 5:30 PM (203 Pray Harrold)

See you there!


EMUFT member John Fike raises money for student scholarhips

John Fike, a part-time lecturer in the Political Science Department, is planning a 450-mile cycling trip to raise money for student scholarhips.  He will begin the 12-day trip with his wife in Lansing on June 29.  You can follow him on Facebook at the Michigan Bike Tour to Benefit EMU Students Facebook page.

Read more about John's journey on and the EMU press release about John's trip, and support John's fundraiser through the EMU Foundation website.



Affordable Care Act Implications: An information session in Detroit

Join other AFT members for an information session about the impact of the Affordable Care Act, particularly on part-time lecturers.  The information session will be on Tuesday, June 18 from 1 to 4 p.m. at 2875 W. Grand Blvd in Detroit.  Find more information on our Events page.