2012 Media Releases

09.07.2012 | EMU-AAUP Overwhelmingly Approves Contract

Through this vote, the faculty has indicated that they strongly support the terms of the agreement. The agreement contains many positive developments.

08.18.2012 | EMU-AAUP Reaches Tentative Agreement with Administration

The existing contact expires at the end of the month, and the new contract will run through August 31, 2015.

06.06.2012 | Annual Conference on the State of Higher Education

The AAUP will host its Annual Conference on the State of Higher Education on June 9–13 at the Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington, D.C.  Members of the media are welcome to attend. 

04.24.2012 | Agreement on Faculty Union at University of Oregon

Update: April 27, 2012 United Academics of the University of Oregon, AAUP/AFT, AFL-CIO is officially certified.  

04.09.2012 | AAUP Releases Faculty Salary Report

This report has been an authoritative source of data on faculty salaries and compensation for decades. 

03.29.2012 | Crisis at the University of Northern Iowa

The University of Iowa AAUP chapter issued a statement of support for and solidarity with its sister AAUP chapter at the University of Northern Iowa. Read more about the situation at Northern Iowa.

03.14.2012 | Faculty at the University of Oregon One Step Closer to Forming a Union

Update: The University of Oregon administration objected to the faculty's decision to unionize.

03.05.2012 | Academic Leaders to Testify in Favor of Faculty Collective Bargaining Rights

The AAUP has long held that faculty members and graduate employees at public and private institutions are entitled to choose whether to engage in collective bargaining.