2013 AAUP Updates

10.25.2013 | Coalition Protests Ideological Exclusion

The AAUP has joined with the American Civil Liberties Union and the PEN America Center to urge the US government to grant a visa to a London-based human rights advocate who has been waiting for more than a year and a half for a visa for travel to the United States to speak at Harvard and other venues.

10.17.2013 | CFA Celebrates Thirty Years

The AAUP congratulates the California Faculty Association, an AAUP affiliate, on a strong thirty years.

10.17.2013 | The Growing Crisis in Higher Ed

Rudy Fichtenbaum, AAUP president, spoke recently at University of Cincinnati on the growing crisis of student loan debt and increasing tuition, and decreasing funding for public colleges and universities.

10.09.2013 | The Role of Profit in Online Education

A new report out from the Campaign for the Future of Higher Education, of which the AAUP is a part, examines the role of profit in online education.

10.07.2013 | AAUP Opposes "Pay It Forward" Tuition Plan

The American Association of University Professors has signed on to a statement opposing the proposed “Pay It Forward” tuition plan, in which students would not pay up front for a public college education, but instead pay a percentage of their income for about twenty-five years following graduation.

09.23.2013 | Groundbreaking Contract at Wright State

A first contract for non-tenure track faculty provides unprecedented job security language.

09.10.2013 | Chapter Statement on Professor's Removal

The MSU AAUP chapter says a student video is not an adequate basis for immediate punishment.

08.24.2013 | Statement on the President’s Proposal for Performance Based Funding

After this statement was issued, Rudy Fichtenbaum was invited to write an op/ed for Times Higher Education. Read the statement, the op-ed and sign a petition asking that President Obama consult classroom-experienced teaching faculty about his proposals, and amend them accordingly

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