2010 Media Releases

06.02.2010 | Annual Conference on the State of Higher Education

The AAUP will host its Annual Conference on the State of Higher Education on June 9–13 at the Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington, D.C.  Members of the media are welcome to attend. 

05.27.2010 | Threat to Academic Freedom in Virginia

7/6/10 Update: A Pennsylvania State University investigative committee cleared Michael Mann of ethical misconduct.  

05.13.2010 | Robert M. O'Neil Appointed AAUP General Counsel

As general counsel, O’Neil will work closely with the AAUP’s legal staff to pursue the Association’s legal activities. The appointment takes effect on July 1, 2010.

05.03.2010 | Texas Administrators Violated Academic Standards

AAUP issued a new investigation report regarding the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston. 

04.16.2010 | Scholar-Activist Cary Nelson Elected AAUP President

Cary Nelson, a well-known scholar-activist, has been elected president of the American Association of University Professors for a third two-year term

04.12.2010 | AAUP Releases Annual Report on Faculty Salaries

The 2009–10 salary survey provides the most up-to-date and comprehensive analysis available of faculty salaries at colleges and universities around the country.

02.19.2010 | Court Urged to Uphold First Amendment In Churchill Case

The AAUP and other groups submitted an amicus brief yesterday to a Colorado Court of Appeals, arguing that the University of Colorado should reinstate a tenured professor whose free speech rights were violated. 

01.26.2010 | AAUP Launches New Online Journal

The AAUP Journal of Academic Freedom is the first journal devoted entirely to the subject of academic freedom.