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Category Archives: collective bargaining

Votes of No Confidence in Minnesota

At this past June’s annual meeting, a chapter leader suggested that AAUP ought to start tracking votes of no confidence—even if not as formally as it tracks its own investigations … Continue reading

November 21, 2014 · 1 Comment

My Story

Last week, Robin Meade won a ruling by the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals, overturning a district court decision that had dismissed her lawsuit against Moraine Valley Community College in … Continue reading

November 11, 2014

October Jobs Report: Under the Sunny Headline, Deep Roots of Discontent

The following post was written by Isaiah J. Poole for for the blog of the Campaign for America’s Future [http://ourfuture.org/] which has become a driving force behind the New Populist … Continue reading

November 10, 2014 · 1 Comment

Politics Is Both Message and Messaging

The most important paragraph in Isaiah Poole’s piece seems to me to be the following: “Here’s where the tragedy of Tuesday’s election results come into sharp relief. Republicans were more … Continue reading

November 10, 2014 · 1 Comment

Postmortem

Given yesterday’s election results, here are some observations and recommendations that I would like to offer to the leadership of the Democratic party—locally, statewide, and nationally: 1. Deluging registered Democrats … Continue reading

November 5, 2014 · 2 Comments

Seventh Circuit Protects Part-time Faculty Union Leader, Robin Meade

The United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit is becoming a very pro-faculty, pro-adjunct, pro-academic freedom and anti-Garcetti v. Ceballos court. It continues to reverse or remand upon … Continue reading

November 4, 2014 · 5 Comments

Keynote Address at the University of Saskatchewan Faculty Association Academic Freedom Event: Part 1

Rudy Fichtenbaum, President American Association of University Professors   First I want to thank the University of Saskatchewan Faculty Association for inviting me to attend your Academic Freedom Event. I … Continue reading

October 4, 2014 · 5 Comments

Keynote Address at the University of Saskatchewan Faculty Association Academic Freedom Event: Part 2

Rudy Fichtenbaum, President American Association of University Professors   While cases such as the ones I have been discussing receive lots of public attention, they pale in comparison a number of … Continue reading

October 4, 2014 · Leave a comment

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

Rider Faculty Show Solidarity

The following is a media release issued today by the Rider University (New Jersey) AAUP: The faculty of Rider University is standing in solidarity at the beginning of the fall … Continue reading

September 5, 2014 · Leave a comment
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