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Category Archives: shared governance

“It’s the End of the University as We Know It”

The following piece was published originally on the website of the AAUP chapter at the University of Akron. Although it addresses issues at their institution, none of those issues are … Continue reading

November 20, 2015 · 1 Comment

AAUP Report on Governance Violations at Union County College, New Jersey

The following is taken from a media release issued by the AAUP: On November 17, the American Association of University Professors released a report on severe departures from generally accepted … Continue reading

November 18, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Ohio Conference of AAUP Unanimously Endorses a Resolution Expressing Support for Wisconsin Faculty

This resolution is the second of four presented and unanimously endorsed at The Ohio Conference annual meeting on November 7. Whereas members of the Ohio Conference AAUP harbor a grave … 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

Missouri and the Corporate University

Bruce Joshua Miller and Ned Stuckey-French have written a splendid piece in the Chronicle of Higher Education that provides further perspective on the recent events at the University of Missouri, … Continue reading

November 11, 2015 · 1 Comment

College of Charleston Appoints Provost Over Faculty Protests

Amid growing outrage among faculty about secretive presidential searches (see here and, for an AAUP statement, here), the College of Charleston in South Carolina recently appointed a new provost over … Continue reading

November 9, 2015 · Leave a comment

ASCSU Resolution on Presidential Searches

The following resolution was approved unanimously by the Academic Senate, California State University (ASCSU) at its November 6 plenary meeting in Long Beach, California.  On November 3, the AAUP issued … Continue reading

November 8, 2015 · Leave a comment

AAUP Statement on Developments in the University of Wisconsin System

The following is the text of a statement issued on November 5 by the AAUP: On July 20, the AAUP and AFT‐Wisconsin released a joint statement condemning the attacks on … Continue reading

November 6, 2015 · 1 Comment

The Weak vs. the Wrong, and an Emerging Alternative for Faculty Governance

The following essay by Christopher Newfield, Professor of Literature and American Studies at the University of California at Santa Barbara, is reposted with permission from Chris’s and Michael Meranze’s Remaking … Continue reading

November 5, 2015 · 1 Comment



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