2011 Media Releases

10.24.2011 | New Union Responds to Challenges

10/24/11 Update: The Illinois Educational Labor Relations Board on Friday rejected a request from the University of Illinois at Chicago administration to stay an order certifying the faculty union. 

06.15.2011 | "We Are Ohio” Gathers Record Number of Signatures

7/22 Update: Yesterday, the Ohio Secretary of State announced that the repeal of SB 5 will be on the ballot in November. More than 900,000 signatures were validated from all 88 counties.

06.01.2011 | Annual Conference on the State of Higher Education

The AAUP will host its Annual Conference on the State of Higher Education on June 8-12 at the Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington, D.C. Panels providing a faculty perspective on critical issues in higher education will run all day Wednesday, June 8 through Saturday, June 11.  The conference will also include special AAUP-sponsored workshops.

04.29.2011 | New Faculty Union in Illinois

University of Illinois Chicago becomes the first large public research university to unionize in Illinois history

04.28.2011 | Labor Studies Faculty Targeted

5/12/11 Update: University of Missouri St. Louis Chancellor Thomas George and Provost Glen Cope issued a statement declaring that adjunct professor Don Giljum remains eligible to teach at UMSL. 

04.16.2011 | AAUP Elects National Council Members and ASC Chair

The AAUP elected thirteen members to its national Council and a chair for the Assemlby of State Conferences.

04.11.2011 | “It's Not Over Yet”

 It’s Not Over Yet: The Annual Report on the Economic Status of the Profession, 2010–11 is now available.

03.16.2011 | Decision Shows Why Arbitration is Important

AAUP chapter prevails on wages because arbitration process allowed the facts to come out.