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AAUP Leaders Urge Provost to Give Up Nike Board Seat

The national AAUP congratulates its University of Washington chapter on its thoughtful and well reasoned statement urging UW provost Phyllis Wise to resign from her position on the board of the Nike Corporation.

New Universities

For public universities in states like Washington, the temptation to privatize is becoming overwhelming.

Washington state's "Freedom to Innovate" Act Fails to Advance

The AAUP-supported legislation is effectively dead for the 2013 legislative session, having failed to pass out of the Senate Higher Education Committee prior to cut-off.

AAUP-CBC Summer Institute Trains Faculty, Inspires Action

More than two hundred faculty members and other higher education professionals took a weekend of their summer to build skills, network, and have fun at the AAUPCBC’s 2013 Summer Institute. Held July 25–28 on the University of Washington campus in Seattle, the Summer Institute included workshops on organizing, faculty handbooks, contract negotiations, shared governance, faculty diversity, and university finances.

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