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Category Archives: centennial

Salaita Attorneys Respond to AAUP Censure of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Dr Steven Salaita, denied academic freedom for his tweets on the Israeli operation in Gaza last year, has been the subject of a national conversation on free speech, academic freedom … Continue reading

June 13, 2015 · 6 Comments

Howard Zinn, A.A.U.P., and the Battle for Academic Freedom

This essay originally appeared in Logos: a journal of modern society and culture. The first paragraph was edited to reflect subsequent revelations concerning the Association and the Great War. Howard Zinn … Continue reading

April 18, 2015 · 1 Comment

Centennial Speakers Series at Wright State University: 4. Joerg Tiede

March 5, 2015 · 1 Comment

Speaker Series at Wright State University: 3. Howard Bunsis

The poster for the entire series is available at:  http://academeblog.org/2015/01/06/speaker-series-at-wright-state-university-overview/  

February 5, 2015 · 1 Comment

Speaker Series at Wright State University: 2. John McNay

The poster for the entire series is available at:  http://academeblog.org/2015/01/06/speaker-series-at-wright-state-university-overview/

January 22, 2015 · 1 Comment

College and University Governance

This is a guest post by Larry G. Gerber, a contributor to the recent January-February issue of Academe. Gerber is professor emeritus of history at Auburn University. He is the author of several … Continue reading

January 16, 2015 · Leave a comment

The AAUP and Women

This is a guest post by Mary Gray, a contributor to the January-February issue of Academe. Gray is professor of mathematics and statistics at American University. Her research interests include statistics and the law, survey sampling, … Continue reading

January 16, 2015 · Leave a comment

Investigative Procedures in Academic Freedom and Tenure Cases

In her January–February 2015 Academe article, “Investigative Procedures in Academic Freedom and Tenure Cases,” Debra Nails describes the AAUP’s procedures for academic freedom and tenure investigations, in which dedicated member-volunteers … Continue reading

January 15, 2015 · 1 Comment

How Did We Get Here?

This is a guest post by Ernst Benjamin, a contributor to the January-February issue of Academe. Benjamin served as AAUP general secretary from 1984 to 1994 and 2006 to 2008. He also has served … Continue reading

January 15, 2015 · 1 Comment

“AAUP: The First Hundred Years” – January-February 2015 Issue of Academe

The AAUP has reached its centennial year—a major achievement in the life cycle of a professional organization. The newest issue of Academe, now posted online, looks back at the Association’s … Continue reading

January 14, 2015 · Leave a comment
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