2013 AAUP Updates

10.09.2013 | U Oregon Chapter Announces Agreement

After 10 months of negotiations, United Academics, the union representing over 1,800 faculty and other academic employees at the University of Oregon, has reached a tentative agreement on a first contract with the UO administration.

10.07.2013 | AAUP Opposes "Pay It Forward" Tuition Plan

The American Association of University Professors has signed on to a statement opposing the proposed “Pay It Forward” tuition plan, in which students would not pay up front for a public college education, but instead pay a percentage of their income for about twenty-five years following graduation.

09.23.2013 | Groundbreaking Contract at Wright State

A first contract for non-tenure track faculty provides unprecedented job security language.

09.19.2013 | Leaders Praise University of Oregon Agreement

Following more than 10 months of negotiations with the university, union members have ratified a two-year contract.

09.10.2013 | Chapter Statement on Professor's Removal

The MSU AAUP chapter says a student video is not an adequate basis for immediate punishment.

08.24.2013 | Statement on the President’s Proposal for Performance Based Funding

After this statement was issued, Rudy Fichtenbaum was invited to write an op/ed for Times Higher Education. Read the statement, the op-ed and sign a petition asking that President Obama consult classroom-experienced teaching faculty about his proposals, and amend them accordingly

08.21.2013 | New AAUP Chapter at Penn State

Penn State faculty have formed an AAUP advocacy chapter in response to new campus health care policies imposed by the administration.

08.20.2013 | AAUP's Martin Snyder Speaks on Newseum Panel

On Saturday, August 10, the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication sponsored a panel on academic freedom and the First Amendment. AAUP senior associate general secretary Martin Snyder was a panelist at the event, which was held at the Newseum in Washington, DC.

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