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Academic Freedom and Tenure: University of Texas Medical Branch

Report dealing with a declaration of financial exigency at the University of Texas Medical Branch, due process, and the status of tenure in the University of Texas system.

Texas Administrators Violated Academic Standards

AAUP issued a new investigation report regarding the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston. 

Texas Medical Branch Report and Council Record Online

An ad hoc investigating committee’s report on the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston has been posted on the AAUP’s Web site, having been authorized for publication by the Association’s Committee A on Academic Freedom and Tenure. The report deals with the administration’s action, following a declaration of financial exigency after Hurricane Ike struck in 2008, to terminate over one hundred faculty appointments, including more than forty with tenure.

AAUP Censures Two Administrations and Adds One to Sanctioned List

Delegates to the Ninety-sixth Annual Meeting of the American Association of University Professors (AAUP) voted on June 12 to place Clark Atlanta University (GA) and the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston on the AAUP’s list of censured administrations. In addition, the delegates voted to sanction Antioch University (OH).

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