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Category Archives: unions

AAUP Leadership in Midst of CUNY Activism

On October 20, The Excelsior, the student news site at Brooklyn College published an article titled “Brooklyn College PSC Continues to Press CUNY and the State.” At the top of the … Continue reading

November 21, 2015 · 5 Comments

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

Fighting for Five With the CFA

Yesterday more than a thousand California State University (CSU) faculty members, students, and their supporters marched through Long Beach, California to the CSU Office of the Chancellor, where the CSU … Continue reading

November 18, 2015 · Leave a comment

Fight for Five in the CSU!

Tomorrow members and supporters of the AAUP-affiliated California Faculty Association will gather at the California State University Chancellor’s Office, where the CSU Board of Trustees will be meeting, to urge … Continue reading

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

AAUP Files Amicus Brief in Friedrichs Fee Payer Case

The following is reposted from the AAUP website: On November 13, 2015, the AAUP filed with the American Federation of Teachers an amicus brief before the US Supreme Court arguing … Continue reading

November 13, 2015 · 1 Comment

Adjunct Robin Meade Case Updated on AFT Website

The American Federation of Teachers has posted the latest developments of the Robin Meade adjunct-persecution case. Professor Meade has written for this blog, and the AAUP has provided financial and strategic assistance in … Continue reading

November 4, 2015 · Leave a comment

Akron-AAUP Circulates Faculty-Generated “State of the University”

The document offers a faculty perspective on the health and leadership of The University of Akron, as well as a vision for the future. Akron, OHIO – October 20, 2015 … Continue reading

October 23, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Rather Innocuous Introduction of a Bad Bill

Here is the “right to work” legislation introduced in the Ohio House this morning: HB 377 UNION DUES (Brinkman, T.) To prohibit any requirement that employees of private employers join or … Continue reading

October 22, 2015 · 1 Comment

PSC Members to Vote on Strike Authorization

On October 1, I posted an entry on this blog reporting on the efforts of two AAUP/AAUP-CBC affiliate unions, the California Faculty Association (CFA) and the Professional Staff Congress (PSC), … Continue reading

October 16, 2015 · 1 Comment



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