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2010 AAUP Updates

06.15.2010 | Keep Our Educators Working

The AAUP supports Senator Harkin’s Keep Our Educators Working Act, now being considered by the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee. Education jobs are essential to our economic, social, and political health and to our vitality as a nation.

06.14.2010 | AAUP Censures Two Administrations and Sanctions One

 Clark Atlanta University and the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston have been placed on the AAUP’s list of censured administrations and Antioch University on its list of sanctioned institutions. 

06.12.2010 | AAUP Censures Two Administrations and Adds One to Sanctioned List

Delegates to the Ninety-sixth Annual Meeting of the American Association of University Professors (AAUP) voted on June 12 to place Clark Atlanta University (GA) and the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston on the AAUP’s list of censured administrations. In addition, the delegates voted to sanction Antioch University (OH).

06.11.2010 | Donald Payne Receives 2010 AAUP Recognition Award

 On June 10, the AAUP awarded the Henry T. Yost Award to Congressman Donald Payne of New Jersey in recognition of his outstanding leadership on behalf of higher education. 

06.02.2010 | Unemployment Compensation Initiative

The AAUP supports the National Unemployment Compensation Initiative, designed to help eligible contingent faculty obtain unemployment compensation between academic terms. 

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.  

05.25.2010 | Donate in Memory of Glenn Howze

 During his remarkable life, Glenn, Professor Emeritus at Auburn University,  was active in the civil rights movement and advocated for the AAUP at every opportunity. Please consider a donation to the AAUP Endowment Fund in Glenn’s memory.