2015 AAUP Updates

04.10.2015 | AAUP and Inside Higher Ed Announce New Collaboration

The AAUP Faculty Compensation Survey is the only survey of its kind to include extensive information on benefits as well as salary.  This collaboration provides access to the most up-to-date data available on salary and benefits for the 2014–2015 academic year.

04.08.2015 | Victory for Academic Freedom at University of Arizona

A recent court decision from Arizona affirms the AAUP’s continuing support for the academic freedom rights of faculty members engaged in research by contesting intrusive public records requests.

04.08.2015 | AAUP Signs On to Comments on Copyright Act

The AAUP recently signed on to public comments that seek to allow faculty members to access and use copyrighted audiovisual materials more easily.

03.26.2015 | AAUP Main Switchboard Down

The National AAUP's main switchboard is temporarily down. You can still reach us by dialing your party's extension or by e-mail. See our list of extensions and e-mails.

03.19.2015 | Denial of Entry to Professor Troubling

The administration of NYU has maintained that its Abu Dhabi campus will observe the AAUP’s principles on academic freedom and that all faculty and students will be free to enter and leave the country without undue restriction. Professor Ross’s experience raises considerable doubt about these claims.

03.16.2015 | Investigative Practices and MD Anderson Cancer Center

It is AAUP practice to share confidential preliminary drafts of investigative reports with key parties, including the administration of the institution under investigation. The purpose is to solicit comments and corrections so the final report will be as fair and accurate as possible. MD Anderson has taken the unusual step of releasing such a report to the media.

03.11.2015 | AAUP Opposes Radical Assault on Wisconsin Higher Ed

The AAUP urges University of Wisconsin System president Ray Cross and the chancellors of the UW System institutions to stand in opposition to Governor Walker’s proposal to transform the University of Wisconsin System into a public authority.

02.23.2015 | National Adjunct Walkout Day

AAUP chapters across the country conducted tabling, held teach-ins, lobby days, films screenings, and other activities as part of National Adjunct Walkout Day on February 25.