2013 AAUP In the News

07.03.2013 | David Petraeus to Teach Seminar for $150,000 at 3 Hours a Week

"What's the mission of CUNY? To teach students of New York City, not to create an exclusive discussion group with a general," the AAUP's Martin Snyder told ABC News upon hearing that Former CIA director David Petraeus is receiving $150,000 to teach a three-hour weekly class

07.02.2013 | AAUP Raises Concerns on Political Survey at Boulder

Read about the AAUP's new statement expressing concern about the recent decision of the University of Colorado Board of Regents to conduct a survey of the political climate at the Boulder campus in Inside Higher Ed.

06.25.2013 | Senator from Connecticut Quotes AAUP's Irene Mulvey

Read AAUP Connecticut State Conference President Irene Mulvey's full statement on the Warren Bill in Senator Richard Blumenthal's press release. Read or watch the story at NECN.com.

06.19.2013 | Budget Woes Are No Excuse

Read this story and a sampling of other stories about the censure actions of the AAUP's Annual Meeting in The Advocate, Chicago Tribune, The Chronicle of Higher Education,

06.19.2013 | AAUP Sees MOOCs as Spawning New Threats to Professors' Intellectual Property

During the opening session at the AAUP's Annual Conference on the State of Higher Education, past president Cary Nelson warned about MOOCs, saying ""If we lose the battle over intellectual property, it's over." Also, read the articles in City Town Info Education Channel , the Examiner,

06.11.2013 | New Test to Measure Faculty Collegiality Produces Some Dissension Itself

One of the highlights of the AAUP's Annual Conference will be four days of presentations by faculty members and administrators from around the country. The presentations begin Wednesday, June 12, and continue through Saturday, June 15. In this article, Peter Schmidt features one of the presentations.

06.07.2013 | AAUP Questions Agreement in Sex-Assault Inquiry at U. of Montana

Read the Chronicle of Higher Education's story about the AAUP's letter to Thomas E. Perez, assistant attorney general in charge of the U.S. Department of Justice’s civil-rights division, and Russlynn H. Ali, the U.S. Department of Education’s former assistant secretary for civil rights.

06.07.2013 | Ball State Trustees Approve 3% Funding for Faculty Wages

"The AAUP reported in April that the continuing rise of non-tenure-track faculty members, the sharp decline in state appropriations for higher education and the growing salary disadvantage for faculty members teaching in the public sector remained as the 'three perennial concerns.'”