2012 Media Releases

06.13.2012 | Report on Academic-Industry Partnerships

This report is unstinting in its defense of academic freedom and the rights of faculty to control their research agendas and the fate of the intellectual property they create.

06.06.2012 | 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. 

04.24.2012 | Agreement on Faculty Union at University of Oregon

Update: April 27, 2012 United Academics of the University of Oregon, AAUP/AFT, AFL-CIO is officially certified.  

04.12.2012 | Layoffs at Two Louisiana Universities Violated Academic Standards

This is the third major report in five years published by the AAUP as a result of investigations in Louisiana. (4/12)

04.09.2012 | AAUP Releases Faculty Salary Report

This report has been an authoritative source of data on faculty salaries and compensation for decades. 

03.29.2012 | Crisis at the University of Northern Iowa

The University of Iowa AAUP chapter issued a statement of support for and solidarity with its sister AAUP chapter at the University of Northern Iowa. Read more about the situation at Northern Iowa.

03.14.2012 | Faculty at the University of Oregon One Step Closer to Forming a Union

Update: The University of Oregon administration objected to the faculty's decision to unionize.

03.05.2012 | Academic Leaders to Testify in Favor of Faculty Collective Bargaining Rights

The AAUP has long held that faculty members and graduate employees at public and private institutions are entitled to choose whether to engage in collective bargaining.