2018 AAUP Updates

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.

04.21.2015 | Emerson Adjuncts Ratify New Contract

In a mail-in vote, affiliated faculty voted 184-3 to ratify a new contract. The new collectively bargained contract includes up to a 30% increase in some faculty’s pay, doubles professional development funding awards, and provides better job security.

04.13.2015 | Busting the Myths: Faculty Aren’t the Problem; They Are Part of the Solution

For decades, the AAUP’s faculty salary surveys and compensation reports have been authoritative sources of information about the economic status of the profession.

04.10.2015 | AAUP and Inside Higher Ed Announce New Collaboration

The AAUP Faculty Compensation Survey is the only survey of its kind to include extensive information on benefits as well as salary.  This collaboration provides access to the most up-to-date data available on salary and benefits for the 2014–2015 academic year.

04.08.2015 | AAUP Signs On to Comments on Copyright Act

The AAUP recently signed on to public comments that seek to allow faculty members to access and use copyrighted audiovisual materials more easily.

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