2013 AAUP Updates

12.04.2013 | Academic Freedom and Electronic Communications

This new report updates and expands upon the Association’s 2004 report on the same topic, while affirming the earlier report’s basic principles. The report is issued for comment and may be modified in light of comments received by a January 10 deadline.

11.07.2013 | Statement on the Freedom to Teach

The AAUP has released a brief statement on the freedom to teach. The statement discusses issues that arise when multiple faculty members work together to teach different sections of the same course.

10.25.2013 | Coalition Protests Ideological Exclusion

The AAUP has joined with the American Civil Liberties Union and the PEN America Center to urge the US government to grant a visa to a London-based human rights advocate who has been waiting for more than a year and a half for a visa for travel to the United States to speak at Harvard and other venues.

10.18.2013 | Campus Equity Week 2013

Campus Equity Week 2013 will be held from Oct. 28-Nov. 2, and will feature more than 125 events to raise awareness about the nation’s increasingly stratified higher education system.

10.17.2013 | The Growing Crisis in Higher Ed

Rudy Fichtenbaum, AAUP president, spoke recently at University of Cincinnati on the growing crisis of student loan debt and increasing tuition, and decreasing funding for public colleges and universities.

10.17.2013 | CFA Celebrates Thirty Years

The AAUP congratulates the California Faculty Association, an AAUP affiliate, on a strong thirty years.

10.09.2013 | Universities Undermine Supreme Court Ruling

The AAUP is launching an educational campaign to inform faculty about their rights and to encourage faculty senates and contract negotiating teams to secure the rights the Supreme Court has confirmed.

10.09.2013 | The Role of Profit in Online Education

A new report out from the Campaign for the Future of Higher Education, of which the AAUP is a part, examines the role of profit in online education.

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