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Category Archives: AAUP

On the Job: Stanley Fish on Academic Freedom

‘Academic freedom is in the eye of the beholder.’  That, I think, will be the most common takeaway by readers of Stanley Fish’s new book Versions of Academic Freedom: From … Continue reading

November 21, 2014 · 1 Comment

Commercial Intrusion into Academic Space

In their recent November-December Academe article, Jonathan Alan King, Ruth Perry, and Frederick P. Salvucci look into MIT’s decision to build commercial buildings on campus land and make the argument that institutions … Continue reading

November 21, 2014 · 1 Comment

How Many Ways Must We Say It?

This is a guest post by Joel Thomas Tierno, a contributor to the recent November-December issue of Academe. Tierno is a professor of philosophy at the College of Southern Nevada; … Continue reading

November 18, 2014 · Leave a comment

Investing in the Search Process

 This is a guest post by Alan R. Shoho, a contributor to the recent November-December issue of Academe. Shoho is a professor of educational leadership and policy studies and associate … Continue reading

November 18, 2014 · Leave a comment

“But I Am Their Professor”

This is a guest post by Rebecca Jordan, a contributor to the recent November-December issue of Academe. Jordan is an associate professor of environmental education and citizen science, and director … Continue reading

November 18, 2014 · 1 Comment

One Way Ranking with Research Expenditures Slows Scientific Progress

This is a guest post by Joshua M. Pearce, an online contributor to the recent November-December issue of Academe. Pearce is an associate professor in the Department of Materials Science … Continue reading

November 18, 2014 · Leave a comment

An Academic Winter Session

This is a guest post by Kelly Price, an online contributor to the recent November-December issue of Academe. Price is a marketing professor at East Tennessee State University. She has … Continue reading

November 18, 2014 · Leave a comment

Writing in a Group Setting

This is a guest post by Eric L. Muller, a contributor to the recent November-December issue of Academe. Muller is the Dan K. Moore Distinguished Professor in Jurisprudence and Ethics … Continue reading

November 17, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Great War and the Creation of the AAUP

This year, 2014, is the centennial of the outbreak of war in Europe which quickly escalated into the senseless slaughter of World War I. Charles Schenck, a secretary of the Socialist … Continue reading

November 16, 2014 · 3 Comments

Teaching Evaluation Survey

By Craig Vasey As the new chair of the AAUP’s Committee on Teaching, Research, and Publications, I asked the committee members what we could do this year to be of … Continue reading

November 14, 2014 · Leave a comment
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