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The AAUP office reopened on September 7, 2021. Contact information for all staff, including those working remotely or on a hybrid schedule, is available here

 

 

Our New Podcast, AAUP Presents

We're podcasting! Check out our new podcast, AAUP Presents, where we'll discuss issues related to academic freedom, shared governance, higher ed, and more. New episodes will be posted here and on other major podcasting platforms as we get listed.

Listen on:

Episode 1: We're joined on the inaugural podcast by Irene Mulvey, the AAUP’s current president. We'll cover the AAUP's response to the COVID-19 pandemic, current fights to protect academic freedom and shared governance, and plans for a new deal for higher education. Listen below; episode links and ways to share can be found here. 

 

 


Episode 2: This episode focuses on shared governance in higher ed, featuring a closer look at some of the AAUP's work around shared governance during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond. Guests are Joerg Tiede, director of research at the AAUP, and Mike DeCesare, a professor of sociology at Merrimack College and a consultant with AAUP’s Department of Academic Freedom, Tenure, and Shared Governance.  Listen below; episode links and ways to share can be found here

 

 


Episode 3: The last episode of 2021 takes a look at our Annual Report on the Economic Status of the Profession and the issue of institutional debt, covered in a special section of the report. Guests are Glenn Colby, the senior researcher at the national office of the AAUP, and Eleni Schirmer, a research associate on UCLA’s Initiative for the Future of Finance. Listen below; episode links and ways to share can be found here