2014 News

05.14.2013 | Affirming Stand Against Boycotts

Learn more about academic boycotts and read about the AAUP's new statement on academic boycotts in this Inside Higher Ed article. Additionally, read the article in the Chronicle of Higher Education.

05.08.2013 | Uncertainty Looms Over Part-time Faculty as Affordable Care Act Approaches

Regarding healthcare coverage cuts and contingent faculty, the AAUP's John Curtis warns, " I think the potential is that these people would feel even less supported by their institutions.” 

05.07.2013 | "Nothing means yes but an enthusiastic hell yeah!"

Listen to Donna L. Potts, chair of the AAUP's Assembly of State Conferences, discussing campus assault and rape culture with host Angie Coiro and Chloe Angyal, editor at Feministing.

05.06.2013 | BGSU Faculty Contract OK’d

On April 12, 2013, the BGSU Faculty Association, an AAUP chapter, voted 97% in favor of their new collective bargaining agreement. On Friday, May 3, the Bowling Green State University Board of Trustees on Friday voted 8-0 to approve the first contract with the faculty union.

05.02.2013 | Fairfield Faculty and Maintenance Fight for Fairness

"We demand a voice and a role in making sure the institution is on the right track … [faculty expertise] needs to be acknowledged, appreciated and utilized. This is our freakin’ university." The AAUP's Irene Mulvey in the Fairfield Mirror

05.02.2013 | SLU Association President Says Lawrence Biondi Must Go: "If Not Now, When?"

In this op-ed, Saint Louis University AAUP chapter president Steve Harris explains why faculty are no longer "putting up with a top-down management style." Update: Read about Biondi's surprise announcement that he is stepping down in the Saint Louis Post-Dispatch.

04.25.2013 | Major Report Shows Salary Trends in Higher Ed

"A recent report by the AAUP revealed salary information for higher-education institutions nationwide, allowing for insight into how Ohio University compares at both the national and state levels."

04.24.2013 | University System Cuts While Reserve Fund Grows to $177m

Rudy Fichtenbaum, AAUP president, and Howard Bunsis, chair of the AAUP-CBC, report that the University of Maine's finances are in very good shape contrary to the claims of the system's officials.