2010 Media Releases

11.17.2010 | Emerson College Part-Time Faculty Union Achieves ‘Fair Share’

This provision will provide the resources necessary for the AFEC-AAUP chapter to more effectively represent part-time faculty and enforce their contract. 

11.08.2010 | The Conflicted University: Special Issue of Academe

Guest editor Sheldon Krimsky, a professor at Tufts University and one of the nation’s experts in scientific conflicts of interest, teamed up with Academe editor Cat Warren to create this expanded special issue.

10.21.2010 | Virginia Attorney General Vs. Science

10/21 update: On 10/20, the University of Virginia made two court filings in its fight against Virginia attorney general Ken Cuccinelli's harassment of climate scientist Michael Mann. 

10.20.2010 | By a Wide Margin, Bowling Green Faculty Vote for AAUP Union

 A significant victory for the faculty and for the principles of the AAUP. 

09.06.2010 | “Multiple Ways to Salvation”: Tenure and Teaching-Intensive Appointments

 A new report explains why teaching-intensive faculty should be hired and evaluated through the rigorous system of peer review known as the tenure system.

07.27.2010 | U.S. Should Not Ban People on Ideological Grounds

7/27/10 Update: Commenting on the reversal, AAUP president Cary Nelson stated, " We hope that reversing such a foolish and undemocratic decision means that the whole ideological exclusion program will soon be abandoned."

06.14.2010 | AAUP Censures Two Administrations and Sanctions One

 Clark Atlanta University and the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston have been placed on the AAUP’s list of censured administrations and Antioch University on its list of sanctioned institutions. 

06.11.2010 | Donald Payne Receives 2010 AAUP Recognition Award

 On June 10, the AAUP awarded the Henry T. Yost Award to Congressman Donald Payne of New Jersey in recognition of his outstanding leadership on behalf of higher education.