2015 AAUP Updates

03.03.2015 | Proposed Closure of South Carolina State University

The AAUP today sent a letter to South Carolina legislators calling on them to reject a panel’s proposal to close South Carolina State University (SCSU), which was founded in 1896, and is the state’s only publicly funded historically Black university.

02.24.2015 | AAUP Urges Board to Reject Poverty Center Closure

Externally funded centers must be free to sponsor curricular and extracurricular programs and provide services to the public across the broadest range of perspectives and approaches.

02.23.2015 | National Adjunct Walkout Day

AAUP chapters across the country conducted tabling, held teach-ins, lobby days, films screenings, and other activities as part of National Adjunct Walkout Day on February 25.

02.01.2015 | Centennial Declaration

In 2015, as part of the celebrations for our centennial year, the AAUP created the Centennial Declaration and collected signatures from over 3,000 individuals who joined us in our call to trustees, administrations, and lawmakers nationwide for better colleges and universities.

01.22.2015 | Book Review Editor Sought

The AAUP seeks a book review editor for Academe, our bimonthly magazine. The book review editor’s primary responsibilities include identifying books for review, soliciting book reviews, and editing first drafts of reviews for content.

01.15.2015 | Troubling Developments at Oregon

Concerns about recent attempts to undermine shared governance at the University of Oregon have not subsided.

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