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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Our meeting on 2/11/21 from 4 – 5 pm will be on the subject of Academic Freedom: What it is and what it isn’t. Our guest speaker will be Robert Quinn, Executive Director of Scholars at Risk We encourage you to read this article by Mr. Quinn before … Continue reading
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
The VT chapter of the AAUP has recently been refreshed with a new slate of leaders, and we look forward to partnering with faculty and graduate students across Virginia Tech to find ways to support and preserve teaching and research … Continue reading
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