2015 AAUP In the News

04.09.2015 | Ivy League Stiffs Its Female Profs

John Barnshaw, senior higher education researcher for the AAUP, notes that the pay gap at the full professor rank will be the slowest to change. “That’s in part because, historically, there were more male professors than women professors. As they stay—as they earn the rank of professor—their value is going to compound over time,”

04.09.2015 | AAUP Investigates MD Anderson Cancer Center

On April 8, Hank Reichman, chair of the AAUP's Committee A on Academic Freedom and Tenure, sent the AAUP membership a newsletter regarding an investigative report, Academic Freedom and Tenure: University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. If you missed it, KRWG has published it.

04.09.2015 | Court Upholds Arizona Regents’ Denial of Request for Scientists’ Emails

The AAUP submitted a friend-of-the-court brief echoing the state board’s view that the documents request threatened academic freedom. You can also read a description of the case by our legal department here.

04.03.2015 | I stand with Dean Enyedi

A WSA senator writes, "I stand with the members of WMU-AAUP in their vote of no-confidence against the Provost, as well as the students at FlipTheW, a student-run site dedicated to exposing these shady, backroom dealings."

03.31.2015 | Reduction in Tenure Profs Concerns Faculty

Read about one of the newest AAUP chapters and what they have on their radar.

03.31.2015 | Tuition on the Rise: Proposed 4.2% Hike Sparks Opposition

Approximately 200 students and faculty gathered in front of the Branford Price Millar Library for the PSU Rally to Oppose a Tuition Hike. Attendees voiced opposition to the proposed tuition increase.

03.31.2015 | Criticism Unwelcome

“If someone with my kind of profile and especially my official position within an AAUP chapter can be treated this way, what is the value of the protections that are promised for less high-profile faculty in Abu Dhabi?” asks NYU AAUP chapter president Andrew Ross.

03.27.2015 | AFT Adds its Voice for Evolution

"Invoking the expertise of the AAUP and NCSE, the statement concludes by affirming that 'the AFT encourages and expects science teachers, in presenting evolution and other topics, to understand, respect[,] and communicate the consensus of the scientific community, in order to present the science curriculum effectively to their students."