2013 AAUP Updates

04.24.2013 | UT Nursing Faculty Vote for Collective Bargaining

The faculty of the University of Toledo College of Nursing have voted for collective bargaining and will form a unit as part of the UT-AAUP. 

04.17.2013 | New Council Members and ASC Chair Elected

The AAUP elected six district representatives and three at-large members to its national Council, the governing body of the Association. Additionally, members elected a new Assembly of State Conferences chair. See the results of the AAUP Council and ASC chair elections.

04.16.2013 | AAUP's letter to FAU's President Saunders

In a letter to the president of Florida Atlantic University, the AAUP defended a communication professor’s right, under principles of academic freedom, to speak on matters of public concern without fear of institutional discipline.

04.12.2013 | Victory at Bowling Green

On April 12, 2013, the faculty union at Bowling Green State University voted 97% in favor of their new collective bargaining agreement. The contract is the first between the BGSU Faculty Association and the BGSU administration since the FA won recognition in October 2010.

04.08.2013 | AAUP releases 2012-2013 Salary Survey

The AAUP’s annual report is the premier source for data on full-time faculty salaries, and this year’s report also provides updates on pay and working conditions for colleagues in contingent appointments.

04.04.2013 | Defunding Political Science Research at the NSF

The American Association of University Professors (AAUP) condemns recent congressional action to defund the political science program of the National Science Foundation.

04.02.2013 | Affordable Care Act and Part-Time Faculty

Actions by colleges and universities to cut the courseloads of part-time faculty members to evade provisions of the Affordable Care Act are reprehensible. Institutions must recognize the many activities in which part-time faculty members engage, and provide benefits accordingly.

03.25.2013 | AAUP Updates FMLA Guidebook

To clarify how to apply the FMLA in academic settings, the AAUP produced a guidebook, authored by attorney Kathi Westcott and economics professor Saranna Thornton and now available online in an updated edition.

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