2014 AAUP Updates

08.09.2010 | Leaving the Job Undone

Update: H.R. 1586 was approved by the U.S. House of Representatives. 

08.03.2010 | Scientific Data Must Be Released

The AAUP has joined the National Wildlife Federation and prominent scientists and researchers in an open letter to attorney general Eric Holder and BP CEO Robert Dudley asking for full public release of all scientific data related to the Gulf Coast oil disaster. (8/3)

06.25.2010 | Academic Freedom in Pennsylvania

The Pennsylvania State Senate has unanimously passed a law requiring faculty members to choose "the least expensive, educationally sound textbooks." This vague and possibly unenforceable standard undermines the right of faculty members to select the best textbook. 

06.22.2010 | East-West University Should Choose a New Direction

A few days after adjunct faculty filed a petition with the NLRB, the university “non-renewed” all of its fifty-plus adjunct faculty members.

06.16.2010 | Academic Freedom Award

The AAUP has awarded its Alexander Meiklejohn Award for Academic Freedom to Patricia Ann McGuire, president of Trinity Washington University. 

06.16.2010 | Highlights from the 2010 AAUP Annual Conference on the State of Higher Education

See lots of Annual Conference photos on Flickr. 

06.15.2010 | Keep Our Educators Working

The AAUP supports Senator Harkin’s Keep Our Educators Working Act, now being considered by the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee. Education jobs are essential to our economic, social, and political health and to our vitality as a nation.

06.12.2010 | AAUP Censures Two Administrations and Adds One to Sanctioned List

Delegates to the Ninety-sixth Annual Meeting of the American Association of University Professors (AAUP) voted on June 12 to place Clark Atlanta University (GA) and the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston on the AAUP’s list of censured administrations. In addition, the delegates voted to sanction Antioch University (OH).

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