2014 AAUP In the News

05.30.2013 | AAUP Urges Talk Between Colleges' Boards and Faculties

Richard D. Legon, president of the AGB, told The Chronicle of Higher Education and Inside Higher Ed, "We commend the AAUP for focusing on the issue of faculty and board awareness of each other's roles.

05.21.2013 | Education Coalition Assails Wide Use of Temporary Faculty

Read an article focusing on the discussions about contingent faculty during the Campaign for the Future of Higher Education's 5th annual gathering hosted by the AAUP's Ohio Conference.

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.