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.
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VT AAUP Cross-College Faculty-Deans Dialogue, part II A conversation between faculty & administrators, featuring Dean Blieszner (Liberal Arts & Human Sciences) and Dean Ross (Engineering) Wednesday 4 April, 2018 3:00-5:00 pm 220 New Classroom Building Please join us for a … Continue reading
A conversation between faculty & administrators, featuring Deans Winistorfer and Morton. For all faculty & graduate students, all colleges. Friday 26 January 2018 3:00 – 5:00 pm Newman Library Multipurpose Room President Sands has stated many conversations need to take … Continue reading
Next member meeting: Monday 18 September 2017 5:30-7 pm Ceritano’s back room Main order of business: officer elections. Please consider nominating yourself for President, Vice President, Secretary-Treasurer, Executive Committee.
Pre-semester brainstorming meeting Thursday 17 August 2017 5:00-6:30 pm PK’s bar and grill, downtown Agenda: officer nominations; debriefing on financial analysis of VT; plans for the coming year Seeking nominations for President, Vice President, and Secretary-Treasurer
Monday 27 March 2017 5:30-7:00 pm Ceritano’s back room Agenda: organizing the budget forum; member recruitment.
Announcing an Open Forum on the VT budget, featuring an independent analysis by Howard Bunsis, Professor of accounting at Eastern Michigan University and AAUP activist. Howard will provide a report, and discuss it with us. He will join us live … Continue reading
Stand Against the Ban The AAUP strongly opposes Donald Trump’s unconstitutional and discriminatory ban on entry into the United States for people from some Muslim-majority countries. Large numbers of our students and faculty members are affected by administration’s ill-considered executive … Continue reading
Chapter meeting Tuesday January 31, 2017 5:30-6:30 pm Ceritano’s restaurant meeting room Agenda: Metrics, new budget model, university policy on new immigration executive order
At the request of our AAUP chapter, the provost’s office has compiled statistics regarding the numbers of promotion and tenure cases and their outcomes, at the levels of department, college, and university. The report is available on the provost’s website: … Continue reading
Member meeting Wednesday 19 October 2016 5:30-6:30 pm McBryde 655 Agenda: Elections (vacancy on executive committee) Debriefing, forum with the VP of Diversity & Inclusion Planning, upcoming forum with the VP of Research & Innovation Planning, spring forum on university … Continue reading