2016 AAUP In the News

05.04.2016 | Shedding Faculty at Saint Rose

The AAUP condemns College of Saint Rose for shedding more than 20 tenure-line faculty jobs with insufficient faculty input.

05.04.2016 | Tenure Is Crucial to Academic Freedom

Professor Daryl P. Domning explains the value of tenure in a letter. He says, "Eviscerating unions harmed our economy and society; abolishing tenure would do the same to our universities."

05.02.2016 | U. of Wisconsin at Madison Faculty Votes No Confidence in System’s President and Regents

The Faculty Senate announced that professors at the University of Wisconsin at Madison voted no confidence in the university system’s president, Raymond W. Cross, and its Board of Regents.

05.01.2016 | UI Non-Tenure-Track Faculty Vote Unanimously to Call off Strike

Non tenure-track faculty at the UIUC reached a tentative contract agreement contract with the University of Illinois and voted to call off their 2-day-old strike.

04.25.2016 | Faculty and Students Call for Eastern Michigan to Drop Division 1 Football

Faculty and students at Eastern Michigan released a report calling for the university to drop Division 1 football after years of struggle and large costs to both the university and students.

04.25.2016 | UW-Madison Faculty to Take ‘No-Confidence’ Vote on Board of Regents, Ray Cross

University of Wisconsin-Madison faculty prepare for a “no-confidence” vote on the UW system Board of Regents and president Ray Cross after their handling of changes to tenure policy.
 

04.21.2016 | AAUP: Problems the Non Tenure Faculty Coalition Is Fighting Are Similar to Problems in Higher Ed across Nation

The Daily Illini connects the Non Tenure Faculty Coalition strike this week to employment trends in colleges and universities nationwide.

04.21.2016 | It's Not Money. Here Are the Sticking Points in UI Contract Talks

Non tenure-track faculty at the University of Illinois returned to work after a two-day strike, but they have further actions in mind for the future. They are most concerned with achieving guarantees of shared governance and academic freedom and multi-year contracts.

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