Terms and Conditions of employment for faculty employees are governed by the Collective Bargaining Agreement and the bargained Faculty Policies between the United Faculty of Florida-Florida International University (UFF-FIU) and the Florida International University Board of Trustees (FIU-BOT).

The Administration Bargaining Team:

  • Meredith Newman, Vice Provost, Faculty & Global Affairs, and Chief Negotiator
  • Bill Anderson, Vice Dean, College of Arts, Sciences & Education
  • Sundararaj S. Iyengar, Director, School of Computing and Information Sciences
  • Ali Karayalcin, Chair, Department of Economics, Green School of International of Public Affairs
  • Ruth Ann Mc Ewen, Sr. Associate Dean, College of Business & Director, School of Accounting
  • Luis Salas, Associate Vice President for Research, Division of Research & Graduate Studies and Director, Center for Administration of Justice
  • John Stuart, Associate Dean, Cultural and Community Engagement & Executive Director, Miami Beach Urban Studios, College of Communications, Architecture + the Arts

Current Collective Bargaining Agreement:




  • Patricia Rodriguez, Coordinator, Office of Faculty & Global Affairs Tel.: (305) 348-8266 | Email: patrodri@fiu.edu