2014 News

12.06.2013 | UIC Faculty Union Votes to Authorize Strike, but Talks Will Continue

About four-fifths of the union's 800 voting members cast ballots in this week's vote, with 95 percent favoring the move if necessary to gain a fair contract.

12.05.2013 | Whole New World

“The AAUP has repeatedly asserted that the copyright of courseware resides with the faculty member, and this statement makes it asserts that this extends to online learning,” the AAUP's Hans-Joerg Tiede says of a new AAUP report. Also, see the story in The Chronicle of Higher Education.

12.04.2013 | UC Faculty Frustrated by Pace of Contract Negotiations with School

"University of Cincinnati faculty members are frustrated by the pace of contract negotiations with school officials, so they're calling on Santa for help-- and they don't mean President Santa J Ono" Also, watch the video.

12.03.2013 | Off the Tenure Track, Part-Tme Professors Face Low Pay, Negligible Job Security

"A survey by the AAUP found that only one quarter of part-time faculty were eligible to serve in university governance roles, cutting them off from what AAUP calls 'participation in an integral part of faculty work.'"

11.22.2013 | Proposed Budget Cuts Will Harm PSU's Mission

Mary King, Portland State AAUP chapter president, explains why a directive to all academic units to identify 8 percent of their budgets for possible elimination by fall term 2014 is a terrible idea.

11.19.2013 | 2013 Life Sciences Salary Survey

Dramatic budget cuts in the past few years, however, may make US academia less of a paradise. It may even drive some researchers in the life sciences to venture into higher-paying industry jobs, says John Curtis, director of research and public policy at the American Association of University Professors (AAUP).

11.19.2013 | Episode 30: Women in Academia

The AAUP's John Curtis talks with the Broad Experience podcast about issues that women in academia face, from lower pay to assault.

11.15.2013 | Open Access and Academic Freedom

In this op-ed, former AAUP president Cary Nelson discusses the rapid evolution toward increased scholarly publishing online and the Illinois legislature's response.

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