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2011 AAUP Updates

08.01.2011 | AAUP Report Finds Violations of Academic Freedom

Administrators at Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge violated the academic freedom of two  faculty members--one tenured, one in a contingent appointment. 

06.16.2011 | The AAUP Congratulates Our Chapters and Conferences

In order to encourage and recognize membership growth in AAUP chapters and state conferences, the national AAUP announced that it would award travel scholarships to the conferences and chapters who had the highest numbers of new members (both in absolute numbers and as a percentage of the total faculty). 

06.15.2011 | "We Are Ohio” Gathers Record Number of Signatures

7/22 Update: Yesterday, the Ohio Secretary of State announced that the repeal of SB 5 will be on the ballot in November. More than 900,000 signatures were validated from all 88 counties.

06.14.2011 | Censure Removals Bring Closure

 Delegates to the Ninety-seventh Annual Meeting of the American Association of University Professors (AAUP) voted on June 11 to remove the University of New Orleans and Loyola University New Orleans, the city’s two universities that remained on the AAUP’s list of censured administrations from its censure list. 

06.13.2011 | AAUP Censures One, Sanctions Two, and Removes Censure from Two

Delegates to the Ninety-seventh Annual Meeting of the AAUP  voted on June 11 to place Bethune Cookman University on the AAUP’s list of censured administrations. In addition, the delegates voted to sanction Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and Idaho State University. The annual meeting also voted to remove the University of New Orleans and Loyola University New Orleans  from its censured administration list.

06.11.2011 | “The Real Science Gap” Receives the AAUP’s Award for Excellence in Coverage of Higher Education

Writer Beryl Lieff Benderly was honored for her entry, “The Real Science Gap,” a cover story for Miller-McCune.

06.11.2011 | Dr. Anthony S. Tricoli Receives AAUP’s Ralph S. Brown Award for Shared Governance

The Brown Award is given to American college or university administrators or trustees “in recognition of an outstanding contribution to shared governance.” 

06.01.2011 | Annual Conference on the State of Higher Education

The AAUP will host its Annual Conference on the State of Higher Education on June 8-12 at the Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington, D.C. Panels providing a faculty perspective on critical issues in higher education will run all day Wednesday, June 8 through Saturday, June 11.  The conference will also include special AAUP-sponsored workshops.