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Category Archives: American Association of University Professors

A Century of the AAUP: An Interview with Hans-Joerg Tiede

Hans-Joerg Tiede, a professor of computer science at Illinois Wesleyan University who will be joining the AAUP staff next year, has written a new book about the early history of … Continue reading

November 25, 2015 · 1 Comment

The AAUP Chapter at Cincinnati State Technical and Community College Celebrates Its 25th Anniversary

The photos have been provided by John McNay, President of the Ohio Conference of AAUP.

November 16, 2015 · 1 Comment

The Kent State Chapter of AAUP Has Scheduled a Strike Authorization Vote

The Kent State Chapter of AAUP is conducting a strike authorization vote between November 18 and November 22. In an article for the Cleveland Plain Dealer, Karen Farkas has provided … Continue reading

November 14, 2015 · 1 Comment

Campus Faculty Association at University of Illinois on Salaita Settlement

This is the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Campus Faculty Association statement on the Steven Salaita settlement with the University of Illinois. The CFA, which has pursued with vigor and determination … Continue reading

November 13, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Steven G. Salaita-University of Illinois Settlement Mediator

Former United States District Judge Wayne Andersen was the mediator in the Steven Salaita settlement dispute with his former employer and tormentor: the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Having been deadlocked … Continue reading

November 13, 2015 · 15 Comments

Report: University of Illinois Contacts AAUP to End Censure

Barbara J. Wilson became interim chancellor of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, when Phyllis Wise resigned under pressure in the wake of revelations of a private e-mail account to … Continue reading

November 12, 2015 · 2 Comments

Dominican University Forms New A.A.U.P. Chapter

Dominican University in River Forest, a suburb of Chicago, has formed a new A.A.U.P. chapter. They received a welcoming letter e-mail from Alexis Pearlstein, administrative assistant in the Department of Organizing. It … Continue reading

October 22, 2015 · Leave a comment

Disavow the “Sacred” 1940 Statement Civility Test: Remember Steven Salaita!

It is time for a direct and specific disavowal of a key component of the sacred text of the AAUP: the 1940 Statement of Principles on Academic Freedom and Tenure. Most … Continue reading

September 28, 2015 · 10 Comments

New Volume of the AAUP Journal of Academic Freedom

The new volume of the AAUP Journal of Academic Freedom is out today! Below, guest editor Michael Bérubé describes the contents. You can read the complete editor’s introduction here.–Gwendolyn Bradley  I’m … Continue reading

September 22, 2015 · Leave a comment

In Memoriam: Paul L. DeVito

Dr Paul L. DeVito died suddenly and unexpectedly over the weekend of August 22-23, 2015. He had been provost at Saint Xavier University for two years. During his tenure, many … Continue reading

September 15, 2015 · Leave a comment



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