2012 Media Releases

12.04.2012 | An Open Letter to the Yale Community

Letter raising concerns about the implications of the university's undertaking for academic freedom and the maintenance of educational standards at Yale and elsewhere.

11.20.2012 | Statement on Accreditation and Academic Freedom

The Council on Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) and the American Association of University Professors (AAUP) have released an advisory statement on Accreditation and Academic Freedom.

09.07.2012 | EMU-AAUP Overwhelmingly Approves Contract

Through this vote, the faculty has indicated that they strongly support the terms of the agreement. The agreement contains many positive developments.

09.04.2012 | Current Research Review System Threatens Academic Freedom, New Report Say

Local institutional review boards, which make decisions about the permissibility of research, often have no special competence; the AAUP recommends improvements. (9/4)

08.18.2012 | EMU-AAUP Reaches Tentative Agreement with Administration

The existing contact expires at the end of the month, and the new contract will run through August 31, 2015.

06.18.2012 | AAUP Censures Three Louisiana Administrations

Delegates to the Ninety-eighth Annual Meeting of the American Association of University Professors (AAUP) voted on June 16 to place Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, as well as Northwestern State University in Natchitoches and Southeastern Louisiana University in Hammond (both components of the University of Louisiana System) on the AAUP’s list of censured administrations.

06.16.2012 | Governing Board’s Ouster of University of Virginia President

The AAUP's Annual Meeting passed a resolution expressing its deep concern over the action of the University of Virginia's Board of Visitors. 

06.15.2012 | “Lost in Translation” Receives the AAUP’s Award for Excellence in Coverage of Higher Education

The winning entry, published by Bloomberg News, was a five article series that ran from May 5 – December 20, 2011.