2012 AAUP Updates

09.27.2012 | AAUP Concerns Over Pathways Rekindled

The AAUP sent a letter to CUNY Chancellor Goldstein expressing concerns over an e-mail message from Interim Vice President for Academic Affairs Karen Steele threatening sweeping reprisals against the English department following its rejection of proposed curricular changes relating to the teaching of composition courses mandated under the Pathways initiative.

09.26.2012 | AAUP Welcomes New Editor for Journal of Academic Freedom

Ashley Dawson, a professor of English at The Graduate Center, City University of New York, has been named the editor of the AAUP Journal of Academic Freedom

09.07.2012 | The AAUP Stands with the Chicago Teachers Union

Chicago battle has important ramifications for all educators.  

09.07.2012 | EMU-AAUP Overwhelmingly Approves Contract

Through this vote, the faculty has indicated that they strongly support the terms of the agreement. The agreement contains many positive developments.

09.04.2012 | Current Research Review System Threatens Academic Freedom, New Report Say

Local institutional review boards, which make decisions about the permissibility of research, often have no special competence; the AAUP recommends improvements. (9/4)

08.29.2012 | Campaign for the Future of Higher Ed Releases Report on Contingent Faculty

A new report out from the Campaign for the Future of Higher Education focuses on problems faced by contingent faculty and their students at the start of the term. The report is based on a survey by the New Faculty Majority of five hundred faculty members.

08.18.2012 | EMU-AAUP Reaches Tentative Agreement with Administration

The existing contact expires at the end of the month, and the new contract will run through August 31, 2015.

08.02.2012 | Wayne State Faculty Need Your Help

The Wayne State faculty need your help NOW! Please join us in supporting the WSU Negotiating Team in their attempt to preserve tenure at the university.

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