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Pandemic Resources: AAUP Chapter, and State Conference Actions

This is a partial list of actions taken and statements made in response to the pandemic by AAUP chapters and conferences.

  • University of Iowa AAUP pushes back against the administration's prohibition on instructors requiring masks in class.
  • "Community Information Share: The New School's Financial Sitation" analysis video (AAUP-TNS)

    "Management in Place of Leadership: Report on COVID-19 Campus Response Survey" (NYS AAUP Conference)

  • Open letter to the Georgia Southern community regarding COVID-19 spread concerns  (GSU-AAUP)

  • Statement on reopening Ohio University during an uncontrolled pandemic (OU-AAUP)

  • Protest line from CUNY HQ to the Cuomo's office to protest state budget cuts & planned layoffs of thousands of adjunct faculty and part-time staff (PSC-CUNY)

  • YouTube message and petition from medical and health science faculty (AAUP-BHSNJ)

  • Union newsletter with important adjunct and COVID-19 info (CSU-AAUP)

  • Proposal for temporary work-sharing to avoid layoffs (Rutgers AAUP-AFT)

  • Decision-making information requests (Rider AAUP)

  • Chapter statements on university policies(AAUP-OSUUIC United Faculty)

  • FAQs and messages to faculty (URI AAUP; UConn-AAUP)

  • Morale boosters and affirmations (URI AAUP)

  • Read more in the spring issue of Academe and on the Academe Blog.

Has your chapter done something we should list here? Please email