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  • 2013 AAUP Updates | AAUP
    kind of tough minded public good journalism an achievement that is especially notable given the limited resources of newspapers today 06 06 2013 Committee on Women in the Academic Profession Offers Both Praise and Suggestions The United States Departments of Justice and Education responded to the AAUP s Committee on Women in the Academic Profession s June letter concerning the resolution agreement regarding an investigation of the University of Montana s handling of allegations of sexual assault and harassment 05 30 2013 AAUP Releases New Draft Report This draft statement discusses communication between faculties and governing boards in colleges and universities and urges increased faculty board communication 05 10 2013 AAUP Statement on Academic Boycotts The recent decision by noted physicist Stephen Hawking to call off plans to attend a major conference in Israel out of deference to an academic boycott advocated by some pro Palestinian groups and the vote in late April by the membership of the Association for Asian American Studies to endorse such a boycott have again raised the issue of whether such boycotts violate the principles of academic freedom 05 07 2013 Proposed Changes to AAUP Constitution At its November 2012 meeting the AAUP Council approved a number of proposed amendments to the AAUP Constitution that are recommended for adoption by the 2013 Annual Meeting 05 07 2013 AAUP Letter in Response to Threats to Student The AAUP s Committee on Women responding to threats of sexual violence against a University of Connecticut student who issued an open letter to university president Susan Herbst wrote President Herbst urging the university to commit time and resources to the development of sound policies and procedures for managing sexual assault on campus 04 30 2013 AAUP Announces Winner of 2013 Sternberg Award This year s Sternberg Award committee is

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  • 2013 AAUP Updates | AAUP
    Tenure Review Retirement Sexual Diversity Gender Identity Teaching Evaluation Tenure Women in Higher Education Reports Publications AAUP Policies Reports Academe Economic Status Report Compensation Survey Bulletin of the AAUP The Redbook Journal of Academic Freedom AAUP Bookstore News AAUP in the News AAUP Updates For the Media Get Involved Upcoming Events Local Toolkit Issue Campaigns Find Chapters Conferences Start a Chapter I Need Help With Workplace Issues Understanding Terms and Abbreviations Responding to Financial Crisis You are here Home News AAUP Updates AAUP in the News AAUP Updates 2015 AAUP Updates 2014 AAUP Updates 2013 AAUP Updates 2012 AAUP Updates 2011 AAUP Updates 2010 AAUP Updates For the Media 2013 AAUP Updates 01 24 2013 Petition Against Cuts at Bowling Green The administration at Bowling Green State University in Ohio has abruptly announced plans to cut 100 full time faculty by fall 2013 Help our colleagues at Bowling Green and take a stand for quality education by signing this petition 01 24 2013 Contingent Faculty in Governance A new report examines issues surrounding the participation in governance of faculty in contingent appointments recommends guidelines for inclusion 01 10 2013 Revised Statement on Librarians The AAUP has issued a revised version of the 1973 Statement on the Faculty Status of College and University Librarians The revision builds on the earlier statement s call for granting faculty status to librarians involved in teaching and research Pages first previous 4 5 6 7 8 AAUP Awards The Iris Molotsky Award for Excellence in Coverage of Higher Ed and the Martin D Snyder Award for Excellence in Student Coverage of Higher Education recognize coverage of higher education nationally and aims to encourage thoughtful and comprehensive reporting of higher education issues The awards are given for outstanding coverage of higher education exhibiting analytical and investigative

    Original URL path: http://www.aaup.org/news/whats-new-aaup/2013?page=7 (2016-02-13)
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  • Introducing the New, Restructured AAUP | AAUP
    News AAUP in the News AAUP Updates For the Media Get Involved Upcoming Events Local Toolkit Issue Campaigns Find Chapters Conferences Start a Chapter I Need Help With Workplace Issues Understanding Terms and Abbreviations Responding to Financial Crisis You are here Home NEWS AAUP UPDATES Introducing the New Restructured AAUP As of January 1 2013 the AAUP has reorganized into three interlocked entities under one umbrella This change will better align our legal status with our evolving activities our changing membership and our ambitious aims for future programs and services We expect that it will allow the more vigorous pursuit of fundraising legislative lobbying at federal and state levels program development and union related activities The three entities are the AAUP Foundation the AAUP Collective Bargaining Congress and the AAUP The foundation a 501 c 3 charitable organization will seek to raise funds to support programs and education advancing the traditional AAUP principles of academic freedom and shared governance defining fundamental professional values and standards for higher education and ensuring higher education s contribution to the common good The AAUP CBC previously an arm of the AAUP is now its own organization a labor union As has been the case in the past all AAUP chapters that engage in collective bargaining will be eligible to be members of the AAUP CBC The AAUP CBC s mission is to support unionization as the most effective means for academic employees to protect shared governance and academic freedom uphold professional standards and values and promote higher education as an investment in our common future The AAUP itself to which all individual members belong has become a 501 c 6 professional organization The AAUP will continue to organize and support non collective bargaining advocacy chapters and carry out work to defend academic freedom and

    Original URL path: http://www.aaup.org/news/introducing-new-restructured-aaup (2016-02-13)
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  • New Draft Statement on Confidentiality | AAUP
    Review Retirement Sexual Diversity Gender Identity Teaching Evaluation Tenure Women in Higher Education Reports Publications AAUP Policies Reports Academe Economic Status Report Compensation Survey Bulletin of the AAUP The Redbook Journal of Academic Freedom AAUP Bookstore News AAUP in the News AAUP Updates For the Media Get Involved Upcoming Events Local Toolkit Issue Campaigns Find Chapters Conferences Start a Chapter I Need Help With Workplace Issues Understanding Terms and Abbreviations Responding to Financial Crisis You are here Home NEWS AAUP UPDATES New Draft Statement on Confidentiality A new AAUP draft statement argues that requiring faculty members to sign confidentiality agreements as a requirement to serve on university committees is in most cases inconsistent with widely accepted standards of shared governance and with the concept of serving as a representative This argument does not apply to faculty serving on promotion and tenure committees and similar bodies where faculty do not serve as representatives but instead are elected to exercise their own professional judgment in interpreting and applying faculty established criteria relevant to these areas The argument has limited applicability to search committees for administrators Update The revised and approved statement is available Publication Date Wednesday December 12 2012 Tags Faculty Senates

    Original URL path: http://www.aaup.org/news/new-draft-statement-confidentiality (2016-02-13)
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  • Help Fight "Pathways" at CUNY | AAUP
    Evaluation Tenure Women in Higher Education Reports Publications AAUP Policies Reports Academe Economic Status Report Compensation Survey Bulletin of the AAUP The Redbook Journal of Academic Freedom AAUP Bookstore News AAUP in the News AAUP Updates For the Media Get Involved Upcoming Events Local Toolkit Issue Campaigns Find Chapters Conferences Start a Chapter I Need Help With Workplace Issues Understanding Terms and Abbreviations Responding to Financial Crisis You are here Home NEWS AAUP UPDATES Help Fight Pathways at CUNY Please sign this national petition calling for a moratorium on the implementation of Pathways at CUNY The reform agenda that brought relentless testing and widespread privatization to K 12 schools has surfaced in higher education Forty years of public policy focused on access to college is being replaced by a single minded demand for increased graduation rates whatever the cost in academic quality The battle for educational quality is being fought hard by faculty and staff at The City University of New York CUNY long a focal point in struggles for educational justice CUNY s educational mission is under attack Chancellor Matthew Goldstein and the CUNY Board of Trustees led by Benno Schmidt Jr are trying to impose a diluted system of general education Pathways that seeks to save money at the expense of students learning Facing intense faculty resistance the CUNY administration has resorted to threats and intimidation Under the pretext of easing student transfer and increasing graduation rates Pathways will deliver a minimal curriculum for CUNY s working class students it removes science lab requirements limits foreign language requirements and cuts back on faculty time with students in English classes Pathways is an attempt to move students through the system more quickly even as budgets are cut by reducing academic requirements Pathways is austerity education for an austerity economy

    Original URL path: http://www.aaup.org/news/help-fight-pathways-cuny (2016-02-13)
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  • University of Northern Iowa President Endangered Professor | AAUP
    Conflicts of Interest Collective Bargaining Hiring and Promotions Discrimination Diversity Affirmative Action Ethics Faculty Work Workload Family Work Grading Graduate Students The Academic Bill of Rights Minority Serving Institutions Post Tenure Review Retirement Sexual Diversity Gender Identity Teaching Evaluation Tenure Women in Higher Education Reports Publications AAUP Policies Reports Academe Economic Status Report Compensation Survey Bulletin of the AAUP The Redbook Journal of Academic Freedom AAUP Bookstore News AAUP in the News AAUP Updates For the Media Get Involved Upcoming Events Local Toolkit Issue Campaigns Find Chapters Conferences Start a Chapter I Need Help With Workplace Issues Understanding Terms and Abbreviations Responding to Financial Crisis You are here Home NEWS AAUP UPDATES University of Northern Iowa President Endangered Professor University of Northern Iowa president Benjamin Allen endangered a professor and appeared to engage in retaliation when he made prejudicial and inflammatory statements about her to the media AAUP President Rudy Fichtenbaum charges in a letter to Allen Publication Date Monday November 5 2012 Tags University of Northern Iowa AAUP Awards The Iris Molotsky Award for Excellence in Coverage of Higher Ed and the Martin D Snyder Award for Excellence in Student Coverage of Higher Education recognize coverage of higher education

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  • 2012 Shared Governance Conference | AAUP
    Grading Graduate Students The Academic Bill of Rights Minority Serving Institutions Post Tenure Review Retirement Sexual Diversity Gender Identity Teaching Evaluation Tenure Women in Higher Education Reports Publications AAUP Policies Reports Academe Economic Status Report Compensation Survey Bulletin of the AAUP The Redbook Journal of Academic Freedom AAUP Bookstore News AAUP in the News AAUP Updates For the Media Get Involved Upcoming Events Local Toolkit Issue Campaigns Find Chapters Conferences Start a Chapter I Need Help With Workplace Issues Understanding Terms and Abbreviations Responding to Financial Crisis You are here Home NEWS AAUP UPDATES 2012 Shared Governance Conference The AAUP hosted its annual Shared Governance Conference from October 26 through 28 2012 in Washington DC Speakers included Rudy Fichtenbaum president of the AAUP Larry Gerber chair of the AAUP s Committee on College and University Governance Robert Kreiser and Greg Scholtz of the AAUP s national office Rick Legon president of the Association of Governing Boards and George Cohen chair of the University of Virginia s faculty senate who spoke about UVA s president Teresa Sullivan being removed and then reinstated 150 people from around the country attended the conference Among the workshops for senate leaders that were offered by AAUP s Committee on College and University Government were sessions on how to make senates more effective the role of contingent faculty in shared governance and the role of faculty when administrations decide to end programs for reasons of financial exigency Paper presentation topics included current challenges facing shared governance at Rutgers Camden the California State University system and the City University of New York You can read President Rudy Fichtenbaum s presentation about strong faculty governance here Publication Date Monday November 5 2012 Tags Shared Governance AAUP Awards The Iris Molotsky Award for Excellence in Coverage of Higher Ed

    Original URL path: http://www.aaup.org/news/2012-shared-governance-conference (2016-02-13)
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  • A Warm Welcome to Our Wright State Colleagues | AAUP
    Conflicts of Interest Collective Bargaining Hiring and Promotions Discrimination Diversity Affirmative Action Ethics Faculty Work Workload Family Work Grading Graduate Students The Academic Bill of Rights Minority Serving Institutions Post Tenure Review Retirement Sexual Diversity Gender Identity Teaching Evaluation Tenure Women in Higher Education Reports Publications AAUP Policies Reports Academe Economic Status Report Compensation Survey Bulletin of the AAUP The Redbook Journal of Academic Freedom AAUP Bookstore News AAUP in the News AAUP Updates For the Media Get Involved Upcoming Events Local Toolkit Issue Campaigns Find Chapters Conferences Start a Chapter I Need Help With Workplace Issues Understanding Terms and Abbreviations Responding to Financial Crisis You are here Home NEWS AAUP UPDATES A Warm Welcome to Our Wright State Colleagues Non tenure track full time faculty at Wright State today voted overwhelmingly to be represented in collective bargaining by a local AAUP chapter The vote tally was 92 yes 29 no 5 invalid 173 eligible 10 9 Publication Date Wednesday October 10 2012 Tags Wright State University Collective Bargaining AAUP Awards The Iris Molotsky Award for Excellence in Coverage of Higher Ed and the Martin D Snyder Award for Excellence in Student Coverage of Higher Education recognize coverage of higher

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