2015 AAUP Updates

06.05.2015 | AAUP Letter on Closure of Sweet Briar College

On June 5, the AAUP sent a letter to the president of Sweet Briar College lamenting the recent decision by the college's board to close the institution.

06.03.2015 | Proposals Threaten Wisconsin Higher Ed

The AAUP urges the University of Wisconsin regents and system president to fight against budget language that would remove tenure and due process procedures from state statutes and severely curtail due process rights for University of Wisconsin faculty and academic staff.

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 | 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.

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.

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.