2010 AAUP Updates

04.29.2010 | Chapter's Creative Campaign

The AAUP's Bowling Green University chapter filed a petition for a union election in February, after months of grassroots organizing involving dozens of BGSU faculty and supported by other AAUP chapters in Ohio as well as the AAUP national staff.

04.09.2010 | Professors of the Year

Since 1981, the annual Professors of the Year program has honored a select group of U.S. professors who excel as educators and influence the lives and careers of their students. 

04.05.2010 | Investigation at LSU

The AAUP's general secretary has authorized an investigation into alleged violations of academic freedom, tenure, and due process at Louisiana State University. 

03.25.2010 | Faculty Unions and Governance

The AAUP's Collective Bargaining Congress today issued this statement in response to the Association of Governing Boards’ newly released "Statement on Institutional Governance."

03.24.2010 | Academe Now Available Through JSTOR

Many Academe readers will now have online access to back issues of Academe magazine and its predecessor, the AAUP Bulletin, thanks to an agreement between JSTOR and the AAUP. 

03.24.2010 | New Chapter Is Going Strong

 A newly formed AAUP chapter at New Mexico State University, spurred by the prospect of severe cuts in educational programs, has staked out a strong public profile. 

03.22.2010 | With Bans Lifted, Scholars to Speak

Professors Adam Habib and Tariq Ramadan will address U.S. audiences this spring after years of being wrongfully denied entry to the country on the basis of their political views.

03.08.2010 | Fighting Discrimination

Update: On Wednesday, March 10, after strong protests from faculty, students, and university administrations, Virginia Governor Robert F. McDonnell issued an "executive directive"  stating that "discrimination against enumerated classes of persons set forth in the Virginia Human Rights Act or discrimination against any class of persons without a rational basis is prohibited."  

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