2015 AAUP Updates

06.05.2015 | AAUP Letter on Closure of Sweet Briar College

On June 5, the AAUP sent a letter to the president of Sweet Briar College lamenting the recent decision by the college's board to close the institution.

06.03.2015 | Georgina M. Smith Award

Barbara Hopkins, professor of economics  at Wright State University, has been selected as the 2015 recipient of the AAUP’s Georgina M. Smith Award. The award will be presented at the June 13 Awards Luncheon.

06.03.2015 | Proposals Threaten Wisconsin Higher Ed

The AAUP urges the University of Wisconsin regents and system president to fight against budget language that would remove tenure and due process procedures from state statutes and severely curtail due process rights for University of Wisconsin faculty and academic staff.

06.02.2015 | Annual Conference on the State of Higher Education & 101st Annual Meeting of the AAUP

This year’s conference has special significance as the AAUP marks the Association’s centennial. Members of the media are welcome to attend.

06.01.2015 | 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." This award will be presented at the AAUP's Award luncheon on Saturday, June 13.

05.26.2015 | "Education Empire" & "Non-tenured Faculty Hope for Better Working Conditions" Win Awards for Excelllence

The Molotsky Award will be presented at the AAUP's Award Luncheon on Saturday, June 13.

05.08.2015 | AAUP Releases University of Southern Maine and Felician College Investigative Reports

Both institutions were found to have violated AAUP-supported standards.

04.28.2015 | Summary Rejection of Professor’s Appointment Violated Principles of Academic Freedom and Tenure

“The dismissal of Professor Salaita has roiled the UIUC community and much of academia; it is one of the more significant violations of academic freedom this decade," said Henry Reichman.

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