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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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
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