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AAUP statement on the ban

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

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Chapter meeting Tues. Jan. 31

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

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University P&T statistics, 2010-2016

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

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Chapter meeting, October 19

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

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Open Forum with VP Mayer

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

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Open Forum with VP Pratt-Clarke

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

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Chapter meeting, August 29

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

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Summer happy hours, first Wednesdays

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

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Executive committee, nominations sought

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, rjwatson@vt.edu.

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Meeting, Monday May 2, 5:00-6:30 pm

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

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