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The Costs of Closed Searches
The trend toward secrecy in presidential searches violates long-standing norms of shared governance. It also runs counter to the public interest.
George Mason University’s Donor Problem and the Fight for Transparency
A coalition of faculty and student groups is pushing back against “dark money” in public higher education—and winning.
To Lock a Door, It Takes a Puck
The Oakland University AAUP chapter found itself in the media spotlight after it distributed hockey pucks to raise money for the purchase of interior door locks.
Organizing in the Noncommunity Community College
Against overwhelming odds, faculty in the Colorado Community College System have built strong AAUP chapters.
Thinking about Retirement
A study of late-career and retired faculty members at Berkeley recommends institutional policies based on insights into the needs and concerns of these sometimes overlooked groups.

Chapter Profile

Plymouth State University AAUP
A profile of the Plymouth State University AAUP collective bargaining chapter in New Hampshire.

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Book Reviews

Distant Learning
Campus Free-Speech Principles in Conflict
Latino Students on Campus
Defending the Research University

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