2015 AAUP Updates

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.

01.22.2015 | Book Review Editor Sought

The AAUP seeks a book review editor for Academe, our bimonthly magazine. The book review editor’s primary responsibilities include identifying books for review, soliciting book reviews, and editing first drafts of reviews for content.

01.15.2015 | Troubling Developments at Oregon

Concerns about recent attempts to undermine shared governance at the University of Oregon have not subsided.

12.22.2014 | NLRB Decision Strengthens Organizing Rights of Private-Sector Faculty Members

On Saturday, December 20, 2014, the National Labor Relations Board published a significant decision involving the organizing rights of private-sector faculty members.

12.19.2014 | Expanded Right to Use E-mail for Union Organizing

National Labor Relations Board decision significantly expands the right of employees, including faculty at private institutions, to use their employers' e-mail systems for union organizing.

12.02.2014 | AAUP Urges Voluntary Recognition of Faculty Union

Rudy Fichtenbaum wrote a letter to  the president of the Board of Governors University of Puerto Rico expressing the AAUP's support for the efforts currently being undertaken by the Puerto Rican Association of University Professors (APPU) to achieve collective bargaining for the faculty at the university.

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