2015 AAUP Updates

06.15.2015 | Wisconsin Higher Ed Under Attack

The AAUP's 101st Annual Meeting passed a resolution that voiced concerns regarding the proposals for action by the Wisconsin legislature later this month.

06.15.2015 | Presidential Address

AAUP president Rudy Fichtenbaum told the 101st annual meeting that we need a bigger and more inclusive AAUP to fight concerted political attacks on higher education as a public good.

06.05.2015 | AAUP Letter on Closure of Sweet Briar College

On June 5, the AAUP sent a letter to the president of Sweet Briar College lamenting the recent decision by the college's board to close the institution.

06.03.2015 | Proposals Threaten Wisconsin Higher Ed

The AAUP urges the University of Wisconsin regents and system president to fight against budget language that would remove tenure and due process procedures from state statutes and severely curtail due process rights for University of Wisconsin faculty and academic staff.

04.10.2015 | AAUP and Inside Higher Ed Announce New Collaboration

The AAUP Faculty Compensation Survey is the only survey of its kind to include extensive information on benefits as well as salary.  This collaboration provides access to the most up-to-date data available on salary and benefits for the 2014–2015 academic year.

04.08.2015 | Victory for Academic Freedom at University of Arizona

A recent court decision from Arizona affirms the AAUP’s continuing support for the academic freedom rights of faculty members engaged in research by contesting intrusive public records requests.

04.08.2015 | AAUP Signs On to Comments on Copyright Act

The AAUP recently signed on to public comments that seek to allow faculty members to access and use copyrighted audiovisual materials more easily.

03.26.2015 | AAUP Main Switchboard Down

The National AAUP's main switchboard is temporarily down. You can still reach us by dialing your party's extension or by e-mail. See our list of extensions and e-mails.

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