2014 News

12.12.2012 | N.Y.U. Head Faces Prelude to a No-Confidence Vote

Andrew Ross, the president of N.Y.U.’s chapter of the American Association of University Professors and an outspoken critic of Dr. Sexton, dismissed the question altogether. “There has never been a vote of no confidence at N.Y.U., so there is no procedural precedent.”

12.07.2012 | U. sees drop in net assets, endowment value

Howard Bunsis, chair of the CBC, disputes the characterization of Brown University’s financial outlook, “The conclusion is completely erroneous. A bad year in the endowment for them really has very little effect on their long-term health.”

12.05.2012 | AAUP criticizes Yale-NUS

"The Yale Corporation can say all it wants to say about academic freedom in Singapore, but it’s not true that in such an authoritarian state one can maintain an acceptable level of academic freedom,”  AAUP past president Cary Nelson tells the Yale Daily News.

11.12.2012 | AAUP president expresses concern over Allen’s actions

Read about a letter that AAUP president Rudy Fichtenbaum wrote to University of Northern Iowa president Benjamin Allen in the Northern Iowan.

11.09.2012 | BGSU faculty file unfair labor charge

Read about why the Bowling Green State University faculty have filed an unfair labor charge.

10.12.2012 | New AAUP chapter to push shared governance

AAUP Connecticut State Conference president Irene Mulvey tells Yale AAUP chapter members, "Faculty at an institution have a fundamental responsibility to take part in the governance of their institution." Read more in The Yale Daily's "New AAUP chapter to push shared governance."

10.11.2012 | GW pushes for more permanent professors

AAUP's Jenn Nichols explains to George Washington Hachet readers why hiring fewer tenure-track faculty hurts what universities get back in research and teaching. “If you’re worried come April or May [of] every year that you may not have a job in a few months, you can still be committed to students and teaching, but you have to keep one eye open to what you have to do to support yourself."

10.09.2012 | CHEA Interview with AAUP President Dr. Rudy Fichtenbaum

AAUP President Rudy Fichtenbaum talks to the Catholic Higher Education Advocate. (Login required.)