2012 AAUP In the News

12.29.2012 | Direct Funding Toward Faculty, not Bureaucracy

"The American Association of University Professors (AAUP) wrote to Gov. Kasich during the closed-door process asking that faculty be involved in the discussions and received no response, and there was no involvement."

12.17.2012 | Wayne State Faculty Gives OK to Union Leadership to Call Strike if Necessary

" A strike authorization is not a strike," clarifies AAUP's Charles Parrish. "It's a notification to the other side that things are very serious."

12.13.2012 | Mum's Not the Word

Hans-Joerg Tiede of the AAUP’s Committee on College and University Governance discusses the AAUP's new report on confidentiality with Inside Higher Ed.

12.12.2012 | Michigan's New Right-to-Work Laws Are Expected to Have a Delayed Impact on Most College Unions

AAUP's Howard Bunsis and Charles J. Parrish talk with Peter Schmidt about two new right-to-work laws recently passed in Michigan.

12.12.2012 | N.Y.U. Head Faces Prelude to a No-Confidence Vote

Andrew Ross, the president of N.Y.U.’s chapter of the American Association of University Professors and an outspoken critic of Dr. Sexton, dismissed the question altogether. “There has never been a vote of no confidence at N.Y.U., so there is no procedural precedent.”

12.07.2012 | U. sees drop in net assets, endowment value

Howard Bunsis, chair of the CBC, disputes the characterization of Brown University’s financial outlook, “The conclusion is completely erroneous. A bad year in the endowment for them really has very little effect on their long-term health.”

12.05.2012 | AAUP criticizes Yale-NUS

"The Yale Corporation can say all it wants to say about academic freedom in Singapore, but it’s not true that in such an authoritarian state one can maintain an acceptable level of academic freedom,”  AAUP past president Cary Nelson tells the Yale Daily News.

11.12.2012 | AAUP president expresses concern over Allen’s actions

Read about a letter that AAUP president Rudy Fichtenbaum wrote to University of Northern Iowa president Benjamin Allen in the Northern Iowan.