2012 AAUP Updates

02.03.2012 | Historic Michigan Campaign Under Way

 A victory for this high profile group of academic employees would be a victory for every cohort of unrepresented research assistants across the country.

02.02.2012 | AAUP Statement on Indiana Right-to-Work Law

The AAUP stands behind the right of all employee groups to decide for themselves whether to bargain collectively. 

01.30.2012 | AAUP Opposes Book Banning in Arizona

The AAUP opposes the recent move to ban certain books from the Mexican-American Studies Program in Tuscon, Arizona. Read the joint statement and the list of signatories here.

01.25.2012 | University of Oregon Faculty Launch Union Campaign

 A central theme of the campaign is that “teachers’ working conditions are students’ learning conditions.”

01.18.2012 | Faculty Salaries Not Driving College Cost

In a letter to Vice President Joe Biden, the AAUP thanked him for his concern about the rapidly rising cost of higher education, but corrected remarks he made Friday that suggested that faculty salaries are a significant driver of rising cost.

01.17.2012 | CUNY Pathways Project Questioned

On Thursday, January 12, responding to complaints received from faculty leaders at the City University of New York, the AAUP sent a letter (.pdf) to the CUNY chancellor and board chair setting forth the Association’s concerns relating to the adoption by the administration and governing board of the “Pathways to Degree Completion” initiative.

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