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Category Archives: centennial

The AAUP’s Digital Future

Over the three years of my involvement with the AAUP, I’ve watched this venerable faculty institution complete a reorganization and begin a process of revitalization that is already placing it … Continue reading

November 25, 2015 · 1 Comment

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

Imagining the Future of Higher Education

Looking ahead to the second century of the AAUP’s existence, the November-December issue of Academe includes two articles that select a specific year as a springboard for imagining the future … Continue reading

November 19, 2015 · Leave a comment

Response to Jonathan Marks

In a post published yesterday on this blog, Aaron Barlow replied to a Weekly Standard review, by Professor Jonathan Marks of Ursinus College, of Joerg Tiede’s recently published study of … Continue reading

November 1, 2015 · 1 Comment

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:  

February 5, 2015 · 1 Comment

Speaker Series at Wright State University: 2. John McNay

The poster for the entire series is available at:

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



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