2014 AAUP Updates

10.20.2011 | Academic Freedom and Tenure Report

The AAUP has issued a supplemental report on Savannah College of Art and Design.

10.08.2011 | IRBs Should Evaluate Risk Empirically

The AAUP encourages the exemption of interviews with legally competent adults from IRB oversight.

10.07.2011 | The AAUP Supports Occupy Wall Street

The American Association of University Professors stands in solidarity with the movement protesting the huge and growing gap between rich and poor.

10.03.2011 | Investigating Committee to Visit Louisiana

The committee will look into discontinuance of academic programs within the University of Louisiana system and potential terminations of tenured appointments. 

10.03.2011 | Investigating Committee to Visit Louisiana

The AAUP announced Friday that an investigating committee will visit Louisiana November 12-15 to look into discontinuance of academic programs within the University of Louisiana system and resulting potential termination of tenured appointments.

09.29.2011 | Cincinnati State Faculty Strike

Faculty and students are taking back the campus Friday as the planned one-week strike ends.

09.13.2011 | Unconstitutional Speech Restrictions On Hold

A proposed new electronic communications policy at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign was "put on hold" after the AAUP and the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education warned, in a joint letter, that it would restrict student and faculty speech. 

09.10.2011 | Countering the Chilling Effect of FOIA Requests on Scholarship

Read a new issue brief on how to protect both academic freedom and the public’s right to know.

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