2014 News

01.15.2013 | Shared Crisis

"Although AAUP’s investigation began as a probe into financial exigency, Bérubé said it ultimately became more about the importance of shared governance – something already 'in tatters' across higher education. The report and revised recommendations are intended to be a 'wake-up call' to faculty as well as administrators."

01.14.2013 | New 'Right to Work' Laws Could Hobble Faculty Unions

AAUP chapter leaders discuss the impact of these news laws with Peter Schmidt of the Chronicle.

01.14.2013 | Colleges Roll Back Faculty Hours in Response to Obamacare

"Adjuncts are very precarious anyway,” AAUP's Gwendolyn Bradley tells NBC. “They usually have very low wages, and are often already below the thresholds for health care. But for those people who have it, being cut down to lose it is very devastating."

01.13.2013 | We Need a 'Right-to-Live' Law to Balance Right to Work

AAUP member Brent Graves examines the parallels between between union representation and state government.

01.11.2013 | AAUP Releases Revised Statement on Faculty Status of College Librarians

Read about the AAUP's newest statement, Joint Statement on Faculty Status of College and University Librarians.

01.07.2013 | Least Stressful Job? Really?

Saranna Thornton, an economics professor at Hampden-Sydney College in Virginia and chair of the American Association of University Professors' Committee on the Economic Status of the Profession, said that she found CareerCast's analysis "sophomoric at best."

01.03.2013 | Not Taking Time Off

Ann Green, chair of the AAUPs' Committee on the Status of Women in the Profession, discusses trying to balance work and caring for a family member.

01.01.2013 | AAUP Says Northern Iowa Used Dishonesty and Duress to Shed Professors

The American Association of University Professors has accused the University of Northern Iowa of unduly pressuring professors to resign as part of a controversial cost-cutting effort.