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2010 AAUP Updates

04.05.2010 | Investigation at LSU

The AAUP's general secretary has authorized an investigation into alleged violations of academic freedom, tenure, and due process at Louisiana State University. 

03.25.2010 | Faculty Unions and Governance

The AAUP's Collective Bargaining Congress today issued this statement in response to the Association of Governing Boards’ newly released "Statement on Institutional Governance."

03.24.2010 | New Chapter Is Going Strong

 A newly formed AAUP chapter at New Mexico State University, spurred by the prospect of severe cuts in educational programs, has staked out a strong public profile. 

03.24.2010 | Academe Now Available Through JSTOR

Many Academe readers will now have online access to back issues of Academe magazine and its predecessor, the AAUP Bulletin, thanks to an agreement between JSTOR and the AAUP. 

03.22.2010 | With Bans Lifted, Scholars to Speak

Professors Adam Habib and Tariq Ramadan will address U.S. audiences this spring after years of being wrongfully denied entry to the country on the basis of their political views.

03.08.2010 | Faculty Speak Out

After faculty protested, the statewide board of trustees of the Mississippi Institutions of Higher Learning dropped from its February agenda a discussion of language that would have changed tenure policy and due process protections in the state university system.

03.08.2010 | Fighting Discrimination

Update: On Wednesday, March 10, after strong protests from faculty, students, and university administrations, Virginia Governor Robert F. McDonnell issued an "executive directive"  stating that "discrimination against enumerated classes of persons set forth in the Virginia Human Rights Act or discrimination against any class of persons without a rational basis is prohibited."  

02.25.2010 | Stop the Bleeding

March 4 was a day of action for faculty and other supporters of higher education. Participants held rallies, demonstrations, teach-ins, and other types of events at campuses and other locations across California, and seventeen other states.