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 your views.

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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 newest Vice Presidents. Learn about current initiatives. Ask questions. Share your views.

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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,

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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 summer happy hours; plans for the fall

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Chapter meeting, 2 May 2016

Next chapter meeting: Monday 2 May 2016, 5:00 – 6:30 pm, McBryde 134.

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Open Forum with Provost Rikakis

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. Share perspectives.
  • Invite colleagues. Spread the word!
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Membership meeting

Tuesday, January 26, 2016
Norris Hall 209
5:00 – 6:00 pm


  • updates on the Pathways implantation proposal.
  • updates on shared governance at VT.
  • plans for the provost forum on February 19.
  • membership recruitment.
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Pathways Public Forum

Help shape the Pathways Implementation plan for the new General Education requirements at Virginia Tech! Time is running out for faculty input.

Join VT AAUP for a public discussion:

Tuesday, Nov. 3, 5:30-7:00 PM, in Pamplin 2003

Related documents:…/implementation-plan.html

“UCCGE invites feedback on the Pathways Implementation Plan while it is out for 15-day review. The Implementation Plan is the document that will proceed through governance. The supplemental materials will not, but feedback is needed to improve these (soon-to-be-digital) forms. Please provide feedback using the Survey link below or by going on JIRA by Friday November 13th at 5 pm.”

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