2014 AAUP Updates

01.31.2014 | AAUP Urges ABA to Retain Tenure Standard

The AAUP believes that any move toward eliminating tenure from the accreditation standards, directly or indirectly, would be a grave mistake harmful to American legal education.

01.27.2014 | Anti-Boycott Bill Threatens Academic Freedom

The AAUP has released a statement opposing New York's proposed Assembly Bill A.8392. While the AAUP opposes all academic boycotts, the statement explains that the restrictions threatened by Assembly Bill A.8392 could impose even greater restrictions on academic freedom.

01.23.2014 | AAUP Shirts and Gear Now Available

The AAUP now has an online store through Zazzle.com, selling shirts, mugs, laptop cases, and sweatshirts. For more information, and to learn how to order pins, stickers, and other AAUP materials in bulk, click here

12.23.2013 | Kansas AAUP Conference Statement

The social media policy passed last week by the Kansas Board of Regents is ill conceived and should be rescinded, says a statement issued by the AAUP's Kansas conference

12.20.2013 | Academic Freedom Violated at University of Colorado

The American Association of University Professors (AAUP) joins its Colorado state conference in condemning the University of Colorado-Boulder's treatment of sociology professor Patricia Adler.

12.20.2013 | Social Media Policy Violates Academic Freedom

The AAUP condemns as a gross violation of the fundamental principles of academic freedom new Kansas Board of Regents rules under which faculty and other employees may be suspended, dismissed or terminated from employment for “improper use of social media.”

12.19.2013 | AAUP Colorado Conference Condemns University

This statement condemns the University of Colorado’s treatment of a sociology professor as a clear violation of academic freedom and an unwarranted infringement on her professional obligation to choose effective instructional methods to communicate disciplinary knowledge in her classroom.

12.16.2013 | AAUP Statement on ASA Vote

The AAUP today released a statement on the vote announced this morning by the membership of the American Studies Association (ASA) to endorse an academic boycott of Israel. While the AAUP takes no position on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, we have opposed all academic boycotts in principle since 2005 when we published our report On Academic Boycotts.

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