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Category Archives: AAUP

AAUP and CUCFA Announce Partnership Agreement

The following is the text of a media release issued this morning by the American Association of University Professors and the Council of University of California Faculty Associations. The American … Continue reading

October 28, 2014 · Leave a comment

Adding to the Armamentarium of Academic Freedom

Robert Kreiser, a former staffer of the American Association of University Professors Department of Academic Freedom, Tenure and Governance, spoke at an Illinois Conference annual meeting. I expressed an opinion that … Continue reading

October 26, 2014 · 2 Comments

Academic Freedom Proposals and Events

In addition to submitting articles to Academe Blog, scholars interested in academic freedom may want to know about these opportunities: The AAUP has issued a call for proposals for presentations and … Continue reading

October 25, 2014 · 1 Comment

Salaita Speaks!

It’s 6:50 in the evening on Wednesday, October 8, 2014. The 7:00 event start time at Columbia College Chicago draws near. The lecture hall is filling up rapidly. The star attraction has … Continue reading

October 9, 2014 · 1 Comment

Questioning the AAUP’s Objectivity on Salaita

By Sharon Ann Musher In the aftermath of the board of trustees’ vote at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign to terminate Steven Salaita’s conditional job offer, the scholar of … Continue reading

October 7, 2014 · 23 Comments

Salaita: Campus Faculty Association on Investigation and Censure 

The Campus Faculty Association of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign was an early advocate of an American Association of University Professors investigation of the university’s administration. Throughout the Steven Salaita … Continue reading

October 2, 2014 · 5 Comments

Salaita Case: University of Illinois Committee on Academic Freedom and Tenure

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Senate Committee on Academic Freedom and Tenure is apparently investigating the Steven Salaita case. What will be achieved is unclear since the Board of Trustees … Continue reading

September 29, 2014 · 5 Comments

Please Steal This Idea. (I Did.)

Hank Reichman, the First Vice-President of AAUP and a frequent contributor to this blog, is marking his retirement by teaching a seminar on the history of academic freedom in the … Continue reading

September 28, 2014 · 5 Comments

The Adjunct Cookbook

Here’s a creative but effective educational and organizing tool that our colleagues in the AAUP chapter at Front Range Community College in Colorado have published and which merits the broadest … Continue reading

September 25, 2014 · Leave a comment

Salaita Academic Freedom Speaking Tour Heading To Chicago!

UPDATED ITINERARY SEPTEMBER 24, 2014: Professor Steven Salaita, who had been appointed as an associate professor of American Indian Studies at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, is planning a five-day speaking tour … Continue reading

September 22, 2014 · Leave a comment
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