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AAUP Names New Academe Editor

The AAUP has named Cat Warren, an associate professor of English at North Carolina State University, as editor of Academe. She will replace Paula Krebs, a professor of English at Wheaton College in Massachusetts. The Academe editor retains his or her faculty position while also working with AAUP staff members to produce the magazine.

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Academe welcomes your responses to the articles. Letters to the editor are now being posted at the end of each feature article on our website. Want to weigh in? Use the “comment” link at the bottom of the page on which the article appears or send an e-mail with the name of the article to which you are responding in the subject line.

From the Editor: Back to School

This back-to-school issue of Academe features a pair of lead articles on academic freedom, but not in the traditional sense. Robert O’Neil, from the Thomas Jefferson Center for the Protection of Free Expression, surveys the latest cases in which academic freedom has been challenged in online venues. John Buschman then explores the issue of academic freedom for librarians and longs for a body that would do for librarians what the AAUP does for faculty members.

Academe Now Available through JSTOR

Many Academe readers now have online access to back issues of Academe magazine and its predecessor, the AAUP Bulletin, thanks to an agreement between JSTOR and the AAUP. JSTOR, a not-for-profit service, provides digital archives of more than twelve hundred journals through a database that is widely used by faculty members, students, and other researchers. In addition to Academe, JSTOR will digitize the new Bulletin of the AAUP, an annual publication that will include official Association reports.

Academe Now Available Through JSTOR

Many Academe readers will now have online access to back issues of Academe magazine and its predecessor, the AAUP Bulletin, thanks to an agreement between JSTOR and the AAUP. 

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The Conflicted University: Special Issue of Academe

Guest editor Sheldon Krimsky, a professor at Tufts University and one of the nation’s experts in scientific conflicts of interest, teamed up with Academe editor Cat Warren to create this expanded special issue.

A New Look For Academe

Higher Education and the media are facing hard times, but Academe remains as committed as ever to publishing articles that engage and inform you, our readers. Beginning with this issue, we bring you these articles in a revitalized format. Academe, as longtime readers may notice, has a new design—one that we hope will draw more readers into our pages.

Academe Launches Blog

The AAUP is pleased to announce the launch of Academe Blog: http://academeblog.org/. Like Academe, this blog will explore a wide range of topics in higher education—academic freedom, governance of colleges and universities, working conditions of contingent faculty and graduate employees, collective bargaining, faculty workplace issues, work-family balance, funding, and legislation affecting higher education, to name a few.

New Academe Faculty Editor Appointed

The AAUP has named Aaron Barlow, an associate professor of English at the New York City College of Technology of the City University of New York, the new faculty editor of Academe. As editor, Barlow will retain his faculty position while working with the AAUP’s editorial staff and the Academe advisory board to solicit feature articles and edit the magazine. 

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