2014 AAUP Updates

02.04.2014 | AAUP Opposes Anti-Boycott Legislation

The AAUP released a statement opposing legislation (currently pending in New York and Maryland) which would prevent public funds from being used to support organizations which have voted to boycott higher education institutions in other countries.

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The social media policy passed last week by the Kansas Board of Regents is ill conceived and should be rescinded, says a statement issued by the AAUP's Kansas conference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

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