Past Events

02/27/2024 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

This webinar provides an overview of the rules governing the nomination and election of delegates ahead of the upcoming biennial meeting.

02/24/2024 - 9:00am to 02/25/2024 - 12:00pm
AAUP National Office
555 New Jersey Avenue, NW
Washington, District Of Columbia 20001

A meeting of the AAUP's governing Council.

02/21/2024 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm

Whether you are just forming an AAUP chapter or you are part of an established one, this session will give you the practical tools you need to manage an effective organization

02/15/2024 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

This training is designed for AAUP chapter and conference leaders and field staff interested in learning about a primary role of AAUP chapters: working for the incorporation of AAUP standards on academic freedom, tenure, and governance into the institution’s faculty handbook

02/07/2024 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm

Learn about forming and operating a section ahead of the upcoming biennial meeting. A section is a mechanism to ensure that small chapters’ voices are heard and to allow chapters to pool resources to make attendance at the AAUP's biennial delegate meeting more affordable.

01/23/2024 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm

A webinar on how to form an AAUP chapter and how a chapter can help you change the status quo.

11/11/2023 - 9:00am to 11/12/2023 - 12:00pm
AAUP National Office
555 New Jersey Avenue, NW
Washington, District Of Columbia 20001

A meeting of the AAUP's governing Council.

11/09/2023 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Join AAUP researcher Scott Sederstrom for a discussion on recent hiring trends in US higher education.

11/08/2023 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Join us for a discussion of diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) issues in higher education. We’ll discuss the difference between a DEI statement and a loyalty oath, collective vs. individual academic freedom, why DEI is important for liberal education, and strategies and tactics you can use in your chapter.

10/31/2023 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm

An introduction to working with a mediator, the fact finding process, and preparing for arbitration in bargaining.

10/27/2023 - 2:00pm to 10/28/2023 - 12:00pm
AAUP National Office
555 New Jersey Avenue, NW
Washington, District Of Columbia 20001

A meeting of the AAUP's Committee A for Academic Freedom and Tenure.

10/26/2023 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm

A workshop about creating a game plan for using financial data and facts to counter your administration's claims.

10/24/2023 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm

This workshop covers the basics of bargaining health insurance. Participants will review the core elements of insurance, HRAs and HSAs, how premiums are set, self-insurance, and what information to request. Participants will also discuss common employer narratives about healthcare plans and costs.

10/10/2023 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm

A workshop about proposal packaging, strategies for avoiding impasse, and mapping an endgame timeline.

10/05/2023 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm

An informal opportunity to talk with staff and members about contract articles, proposal writing issues, and source model AAUP language.

10/03/2023 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm

A workshop about effective proposal presentation and basic tips for writing language. Participants will also discuss their most successful and challenging proposals.

09/26/2023 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm

A workshop about the legal framework of negotiations and the mechanics of a strong bargaining team.

09/21/2023 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm

A workshop about communicating bargaining priorities at the table, with members, and in media. Participants will look at platform examples and work on their own bargaining narrative.

08/26/2023 - 11:30am to 08/27/2023 - 11:30am
AAUP National Office
555 New Jersey Avenue, NW
Washington, District Of Columbia 20001

A meeting of the AAUP's governing Council.

07/18/2023 - 2:00pm

The Supreme Court has ruled--now what? Join AAUP experts for a discussion of the legal issues involved in the court’s ruling on affirmative action, the national AAUP position on this, and potential ways to continue to pursue diversity goals. We’ll also talk about what happened when affirmative action was barred in California, and the role of unions in pushing for racial equity even with state-level restrictions.

07/06/2023 - 3:45pm to 07/09/2023 - 3:45pm

The 2023 AAUP Summer Institute will be July 6-9 at the University of Vermont in Burlington, VT.

06/09/2023 - 2:15pm to 06/11/2023 - 2:15pm
Portland, Oregon

A meeting of the AAUP's governing Council.

06/02/2023 - 2:00pm to 06/03/2023 - 12:00pm
AAUP National Office
555 New Jersey Avenue, NW, Suite 600
Washington, District Of Columbia 20001

A meeting of the AAUP's Committee A for Academic Freedom and Tenure.

05/25/2023 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

A workshop for members and staff interested in learning the ins and outs of preparing for a strike.

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05/18/2023 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

This is a workshop about communicating with the press at every level, from the campus paper to national outlets. Participants will leave with an understanding of what works, what doesn't, and how to broadcast the heart of the issue.

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05/04/2023 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

A session for chapter bargaining team members and staff interested in an introduction to working with a mediator, the fact finding process, and preparing for arbitration. (Note that this session was originally scheduled for April 20.)

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05/03/2023 - 4:00pm

Join the Canadian Association of University Teachers for a discussion on the challenges faced by scholars in China. Select panelists will be moderated by Henry Reichman, former vice president of the AAUP.

05/03/2023 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

An informal opportunity for members or staff of collective bargaining chapters at private institutions to discuss the limitations to bargaining rights of tenured faculty and faculty at religiously-affiliated institutions. Participants will be encouraged to share their experiences, challenges, and questions about being in a union under these conditions.

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04/26/2023 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

A session for stewards, grievance officers, or staff looking for a refresher or an introduction to the legal framework of a grievance, as well as how to investigate a case, write a grievance, and prepare for each step. Participants will also be encouraged to share the grievance article in their own CBA. Arbitration hearings will not be covered but may in a future workshop.

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04/20/2023 - 1:00pm

Join us for a discussion of legislative attempts to curtail the teaching of "divisive concepts" such as race and gender, and how we can respond.

04/12/2023 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

In this workshop, participants will look at proposal packaging and other bargaining strategies for avoiding impasse and map out an end game and timeline. Members of collective bargaining chapters and staff are welcome.

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04/04/2023 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

An informal discussion for members or staff of collective bargaining chapters about ways to use AAUP financial analysis reports strategically at the table and in media during bargaining. Participants will be encouraged to share examples from their own experience and share ideas for future bargaining campaigns.

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03/23/2023 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

A session for stewards, grievance officers, or staff looking for a refresher or an introduction to the legal framework of a grievance, as well as how to investigate a case, write a grievance, and prepare for each step. Participants will also be encouraged to share the grievance article in their own CBA. Arbitration hearings will not be covered but may in a future session.

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03/15/2023 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

An informal discussion for collective bargaining chapter members and staff to trade their best contract articles and solicit language on specific issues such as racial equity, gender equity, paid family leave, childcare, accessibility, online learning, non-tenure-track appointments, or whatever is of interest to the group.

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03/07/2023 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

In this session, collective bargaining chapter members and staff will look at proposal writing and presentation methods that get to the heart of the problem. Participants will also be encouraged to share what they’ve learned from their most successful and challenging proposals.

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03/05/2023 - 10:45am to 12:00pm
Washington, District Of Columbia

A meeting of the AAUP Foundation.

03/04/2023 - 9:00am to 03/05/2023 - 10:30am
Washington, District Of Columbia

A meeting of the AAUP's governing Council.

03/01/2023 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

A workshop about the legal framework of contract negotiations for public and private institutions and the mechanics of a strong bargaining team, including team roles, conduct at the table, tracking proposals, and updating members. Members and staff of collective bargaining chapters are welcome.

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02/24/2023 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Join us for a virtual roundtable featuring contributors to the winter issue of the AAUP magazine, Academe. We'll discuss how achieving racial equity in the tenured faculty ranks will require concrete changes to tenure and promotion policies that too often devalue the work of faculty members of color, how the long-term decline in tenure density threatens the future of higher education in blue and red states alike, and how the 1940 Statement of Principles on Academic Freedom and Tenure sought to solve the contingency crisis of the Great Depression.

02/22/2023 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

A workshop for members or staff of collective bargaining chapters interested in honing their approach to communication about proposals at the table, in media, and with the community. Participants will be invited to think about how narrative connects to power in bargaining and their own chapter’s narrative.

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02/16/2023 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Join us to discuss the AAUP's investigation into the dismissal of Professor Mark McPhail. We'll discuss our findings as well as how the AAUP's investigative process works.

07/21/2022 - 10:15am to 07/24/2022 - 10:15am
University of Nevada, Reno
Reno, Nevada

After more than two years of the pandemic and two virtual Summer Institutes, we invite you to reconnect with fellow faculty activists and organizers.

06/16/2022 - 7:00am to 06/19/2022 - 12:00pm
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Crystal City
300 Army Navy Drive
Arlington, Virginia 22202

The 2022 AAUP Conference and Biennial Meeting will take place in person just outside of Washington, DC. 

07/06/2021 - 12:00pm to 07/29/2021 - 5:00pm

The AAUP will hold an online Summer Institute with webinars and workshops every Tuesday and Thursday between July 6 and July 29, free to members. Now is the time to organize for a better future for our students, the profession, and our communities.

06/14/2021 - 12:00am to 06/18/2021 - 12:00pm
Online

The AAUP will hold its shared governance conference online from June 14 through June 18, 2021.

07/07/2020 - 1:00pm to 08/04/2020 - 2:30pm

We will hold an online Summer Institute with free webinars every Tuesday and Thursday between July 7 and August 4 from 1:00 to 2:30 p.m. EDT. Due to guidance issued by the CDC and state and local governments, we are unable to hold the in-person Summer Institute previously scheduled.

07/19/2018 - 10:45am to 07/22/2018 - 10:45am
University of New Hampshire
Holloway Commons
Durham, New Hampshire 03824

The 2018 AAUP/AAUP-CBC Summer Institute is coming to the University of New Hampshire in scenic Durham, New Hampshire, July 19–22.

07/27/2017 - 2:15pm to 07/30/2017 - 2:15pm
University of Cincinnati
Cincinnati, Ohio

The 2017 AAUP/AAUP-CBC Summer Institute is coming to the University of Cincinnati in Cincinnati, Ohio.