2014 News

03.16.2013 | The Quest for Shared Governance at Boston College

Susan Michalczyk, Boston College AAUP President, details the faculty’s ongoing quest for a university faculty senate and the sad state of faculty governance at a prestigious Jesuit college.

03.16.2013 | ‘No Confidence’ Vote for Head of N.Y.U.

AAUP's Jordan Kurland tells the New York Times, “I think that the sheer turnout should tell everybody, not just the trustees of N.Y.U. but the general public, that the professors — those who have basic responsibility for seeing through the academic processes — are much more involved than they have been in the past.”

03.14.2013 | U-Va. Board of Visitors Blasted by AAUP

Read this story in the Washington Post..  A sample of additional coverage includes the Chronicle of Higher Education, Daily Progress,

03.09.2013 | A Rock in a Hard Place:

AAUP member Lynn Tatum teaches religion while fighting for academic freedom

02.26.2013 | Winthrop Faculty Members Vow to Keep Open Mind About New President

Larry Gerber, chair of the AAUPs’ Committee on College and University Governance, discusses academic governance with reporter Anna Douglas.

02.14.2013 | Protecting Women on Campus

Explaining the difference between assault and harassment, the AAUP's Anita Levy explains, "Unlike sexual harassment, which may not cross over into the realm of law enforcement, sexual assault straddles the boundary between university and local police, making it much more complicated and not as easy to provide recommendations the way that we do for other procedures on campus.”

02.12.2013 | Van Heerden, LSU cut deal out of court

The AAUP censured the administration at LSU last year over van Heerden’s loss of his contract.