2017 AAUP Updates

11.29.2012 | Help Fight "Pathways" at CUNY

Please sign this national petition calling for a moratorium on the implementation of Pathways at CUNY.  The “reform” agenda that brought relentless testing and widespread privatization to K-12 schools has surfaced in higher education.  

11.05.2012 | University of Northern Iowa President Endangered Professor

University of Northern Iowa president Benjamin Allen appeared to engage in retaliation when he made prejudicial and inflammatory statements about a professor to the media, AAUP President Rudy Fichtenbaum charges.

11.05.2012 | 2012 Shared Governance Conference

The AAUP held its annual Shared Governance Conference from October 26 through 28, 2012.

10.10.2012 | A Warm Welcome to Our Wright State Colleagues

Non-tenure-track full-time faculty at Wright State today voted overwhelmingly to be represented in collective bargaining by a local AAUP chapter.

09.27.2012 | AAUP Concerns Over Pathways Rekindled

The AAUP sent a letter to CUNY Chancellor Goldstein expressing concerns over an e-mail message from Interim Vice President for Academic Affairs Karen Steele threatening sweeping reprisals against the English department following its rejection of proposed curricular changes relating to the teaching of composition courses mandated under the Pathways initiative.

09.26.2012 | AAUP Welcomes New Editor for Journal of Academic Freedom

Ashley Dawson, a professor of English at The Graduate Center, City University of New York, has been named the editor of the AAUP Journal of Academic Freedom

09.07.2012 | The AAUP Stands with the Chicago Teachers Union

Chicago battle has important ramifications for all educators.  

08.29.2012 | Campaign for the Future of Higher Ed Releases Report on Contingent Faculty

A new report out from the Campaign for the Future of Higher Education focuses on problems faced by contingent faculty and their students at the start of the term. The report is based on a survey by the New Faculty Majority of five hundred faculty members.