Author Archives: Joe Merola

Virtual Brown Bag Discussion Wednesday, December 1 at Noon

AAUP Members: The Virginia Tech chapter of the AAUP will gather on Zoom for a discussion of ideas and experiences around academic freedom.  This will be a member’s only gathering and will not be recorded.   To seed the conversion we ask that you read this editorial from … Continue reading

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Next VTAAUP Virtual Meeting – Tuesday, November 2

We are slowly coming out from under cover hiding from THE virus. We have a ways to go, and we would like you to join us November 5 for a very relevant Zoom meeting: Tuesday, November 2 from 4:00 – … Continue reading

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VT Chapter Organizational Change

The officers and executive committee members of the VT chapter will be dividing the labor a bit differently for the next several months.  We have learned that that job of secretary-treasurer might be best divided into two positions so we … Continue reading

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VT AAUP Virtual Event: Interactive Conversation on Our Campus Community and Coronavirus!

The VT AAUP Chapter is hosting an event! An Interactive Conversation: Our Campus Community and Coronavirus When: 4:30 – 5:30, Wednesday, July 1 Why: The executive committee of the VT AAUP wants to build the community of scholars, researchers, creative … Continue reading

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Next chapter meeting: Sept. 2

The first membership meeting of the Fall, 2015 semester will be held on Wednesday, Sept. 2, at 5:00 PM in McBryde 655. This will be an important occasion when we elect officers and brainstorm our initial plans for the coming year. All … Continue reading

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Welcome Back Social! August 29

The Virginia Tech Chapter of the AAUP will be holding a welcome back social on Saturday, August 29, at 7:30. All faculty and graduate students who are interested in AAUP’s mission and activities at VT are welcome to attend! 602 Landsdowne … Continue reading

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Panel: The Public University in the 21st Century, May 1

The Virginia Tech Chapter of the AAUP presents: A panel presentation on The Public University in the 21st Century May 1, 7:00 – 9:00 PM Quillen Auditorium (Goodwin Hall) Sponsored by the Virginia Tech chapter of the AAUP Pres. Timothy … Continue reading

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Organizing training – March 18

Jamie Daniel, the Director of Organizing at the National AAUP, will be on campus on March 18, to lead a workshop on organizing for Virginia Tech AAUP members. Jamie has worked in higher education and in labor and community organizing … Continue reading

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Meeting with AAUP National Reps. – Tuesday, February 10

National AAUP staff members will be visiting Virginia Tech on Tuesday, February 10, to meet with our chapter and the Faculty Senate. Three meetings will be held: 2:00 – 3:30 PM, McBryde 655: VT AAUP Chapter meeting with AAUP staff … Continue reading

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Next VT AAUP Meeting – Thursday, Jan. 29

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 … Continue reading

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