2014 AAUP Updates

03.24.2010 | New Chapter Is Going Strong

 A newly formed AAUP chapter at New Mexico State University, spurred by the prospect of severe cuts in educational programs, has staked out a strong public profile. 

03.22.2010 | With Bans Lifted, Scholars to Speak

Professors Adam Habib and Tariq Ramadan will address U.S. audiences this spring after years of being wrongfully denied entry to the country on the basis of their political views.

03.08.2010 | Fighting Discrimination

Update: On Wednesday, March 10, after strong protests from faculty, students, and university administrations, Virginia Governor Robert F. McDonnell issued an "executive directive"  stating that "discrimination against enumerated classes of persons set forth in the Virginia Human Rights Act or discrimination against any class of persons without a rational basis is prohibited."  

03.08.2010 | Faculty Speak Out

After faculty protested, the statewide board of trustees of the Mississippi Institutions of Higher Learning dropped from its February agenda a discussion of language that would have changed tenure policy and due process protections in the state university system.

02.25.2010 | Stop the Bleeding

March 4 was a day of action for faculty and other supporters of higher education. Participants held rallies, demonstrations, teach-ins, and other types of events at campuses and other locations across California, and seventeen other states.

02.04.2010 | Contract at Monmouth

The AAUP chapter at Monmouth University in New Jersey has signed a three year agreement with the university that provides for raises in each year as well as improvements in several areas. The chapter represents full-time faculty in collective bargaining.

01.29.2010 | Good Contract in Tough Times

Yesterday, members of the University of Akron AAUP chapter ratified a contract with the administration. 

01.23.2010 | Study Reveals Support for Shared Governance

The study demonstrates the continued relevance and power of the AAUP’s concept of shared governance. 

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