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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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
Open Forum with Theresa Mayer Vice President for Research and Innovation Friday 4 November 2016 2:00-4:00 pm Holden Hall Auditorium Join the VT chapter of AAUP for an interactive discussion with VP Mayer. Learn about current initiatives. Ask questions. Share … Continue reading
Open Forum with Menah Pratt-Clarke Vice President for strategic affairs & Vice Provost for inclusion and diversity Friday 23 September 2016 2:00-4:00 pm Holden Hall Auditorium Join the VT chapter of AAUP for an interactive discussion with one of our … Continue reading
Member meeting Monday 29 August 2016 5:30-6:30 pm McBryde 655 Tentative agenda: Elections (two vacancies on executive committee) Continuing concerns: Promotion & Tenure, Pathways, Destination Areas, Incentive-based budgeting New concern: metrics for faculty evaluation Event planning for the coming year
The chapter will hold monthly first-Wednesday happy hours during the summer. All are welcome. WHERE: PK’s Bar and Grill (on the deck, weather permitting) DATES: Wednesday June 1, Wednesday July 6, Wednesday August 3 TIME: 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
The chapter is currently seeking nominations for a seat on the executive committee, to replace a member who is retiring. Self-nominations welcome. Contact Janell Watson, email@example.com.
The members of the VT chapter of the AAUP will meet on Monday 2 May from 5 to 6:30 pm in McBryde 134. Agenda: elections (two openings on the executive committee); updates on issues (Pathways, Destinations Areas, Collegiate Professors); announcing … Continue reading
Next chapter meeting: Monday 2 May 2016, 5:00 – 6:30 pm, McBryde 134.
Friday 19 February 2016 2:30-4:30 pm Newman Library Multipurpose Room Open to all who teach or research at VT, including part-time faculty, grad students, and postdoctoral fellows. All ranks welcome. Learn more about Destination Areas, Pathways, General Education. Ask questions. … Continue reading