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2010 AAUP Updates

02.19.2010 | Court Urged to Uphold First Amendment In Churchill Case

The AAUP and other groups submitted an amicus brief yesterday to a Colorado Court of Appeals, arguing that the University of Colorado should reinstate a tenured professor whose free speech rights were violated. 

02.04.2010 | Contract at Monmouth

The AAUP chapter at Monmouth University in New Jersey has signed a three year agreement with the university that provides for raises in each year as well as improvements in several areas. The chapter represents full-time faculty in collective bargaining.

01.29.2010 | Good Contract in Tough Times

Yesterday, members of the University of Akron AAUP chapter ratified a contract with the administration. 

01.26.2010 | AAUP Launches New Online Journal

The AAUP Journal of Academic Freedom is the first journal devoted entirely to the subject of academic freedom.

01.23.2010 | Study Reveals Support for Shared Governance

The study demonstrates the continued relevance and power of the AAUP’s concept of shared governance. 

01.20.2010 | State Department Lifts Ban on Scholars

Update 2/16/10: The AAUP and other coalition members sent a letter to secretary of state Hillary Clinton thanking her for ending the exclusion of Habib and Ramadan and asking her to reconsider other, similar cases.

01.14.2010 | Misplaced Priorities

USA Today finds that at many institutions, athletic programs continue to receive large subsidies--even while instructional budgets are being cut. 

01.13.2010 | New AAUP Investigation Report

AAUP reports outrageous violations of faculty rights at Clark Atlanta University.