The Virginia Tech Chapter of the AAUP will hold its next chapter meeting on Thursday, Jan.29, 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM in McBryde 655. All Virginia Tech faculty and grad students who are AAUP members are welcome. We will focus on the current structure of governance at VT and how shared governance works at other institutions. Bernice Hausman and Wornie Reed will facilitate.
Mission of the American Association of University Professors (AAUP):
- advance academic freedom;
- promote shared governance;
- define fundamental professional values and standards for higher education;
- promote the economic security of faculty, academic professionals, graduate students, post‐doctoral fellows, and all those engaged in teaching and research in higher education;
- help the higher education community organize to make our goals a reality;
- ensure higher education's contribution to the common good.