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How the AAUP Helped to Save Guilford College
A revived AAUP chapter illustrates the power of creative grassroots organizing.
Shared Governance Unionism and the Fight against Austerity in the Age of COVID-19
The pandemic has created a new kind of “disaster opportunity” for a reinvigorated labor movement.
The 2021 AAUP Shared Governance Survey: Findings on Demographics of Senate Chairs and Governance Structures
New survey data on the present state of governance.
Are We Really Supporting the Inclusion of Contingent Faculty in Governance?
A principled and fair system of governance would provide compensation for contingent faculty members who serve their institutions.
How Not to Conduct a Presidential Search
A failed system president search in Wisconsin serves as an object lesson in the dangers of abandoning shared governance.
Critical Race Theory and the Assault on Antiracist Thinking
The task before us now is to formulate any defense of critical race theory as broadly as the Far Right has positioned its attack on the field.
Holding the Line against Attacks on Critical Race Theory in Nebraska
Faculty members, students, and administrators joined together last summer to defeat an anti-CRT resolution in a deeply conservative state. What can we learn from their success?

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