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2010 AAUP Updates

11.30.2010 | Reopening Antioch

In an open letter to Antioch's new president and the college's stakeholders, the AAUP reminds the college of its responsibilities.

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. 

10.08.2010 | IRS Deadline for Chapters and Conferences

AAUP chapters and conferences must file 990-N postcards by October 15 to retain tax-exempt status.

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.

08.27.2010 | Administrative Costs Rise as State Support Dwindles

The Goldwater Institute report Administrative Bloat at American Universities: The Real Reason for High Costs in Higher Education highlights dramatic growth from 1993–2007 in administrative positions in universities as compared to positions in instruction, research, and service.