2013 AAUP Updates

09.23.2013 | Groundbreaking Contract at Wright State

A first contract for non-tenure track faculty provides unprecedented job security language.

09.19.2013 | Leaders Praise University of Oregon Agreement

Following more than 10 months of negotiations with the university, union members have ratified a two-year contract.

09.10.2013 | Chapter Statement on Professor's Removal

The MSU AAUP chapter says a student video is not an adequate basis for immediate punishment.

09.05.2013 | Joint Announcement from Akron-AAUP and UA

The administration of the University of Akron and the Akron AAUP chapter (Akron-AAUP) jointly announced that they have reached tentative agreement on a new contract.

08.24.2013 | Statement on the President’s Proposal for Performance Based Funding

After this statement was issued, Rudy Fichtenbaum was invited to write an op/ed for Times Higher Education. Read the statement, the op-ed and sign a petition asking that President Obama consult classroom-experienced teaching faculty about his proposals, and amend them accordingly

08.21.2013 | New AAUP Chapter at Penn State

Penn State faculty have formed an AAUP advocacy chapter in response to new campus health care policies imposed by the administration.

08.20.2013 | AAUP's Martin Snyder Speaks on Newseum Panel

On Saturday, August 10, the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication sponsored a panel on academic freedom and the First Amendment. AAUP senior associate general secretary Martin Snyder was a panelist at the event, which was held at the Newseum in Washington, DC.

08.09.2013 | AAUP Names Julie Schmid as Executive Director

The AAUP is pleased to announce that Julie Schmid will join the Association as its executive director in October. The executive director, formerly called the general secretary, heads the national office staff.

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