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 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: http://www.pathways.prov.vt.edu/1A…/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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Next chapter meeting: Wed 10/21, 5:30-6:30

Please attend our next chapter meeting on Wednesday October 21, 5:30pm – 6:30pm, 655 McBryde.

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Happy Hour, First Tuesdays

Happy Hour at PK’s
5:30-7:30 pm
Tuesday October 6, 2015

Meet fellow AAUP members. Bring interested friends and colleagues. Socialize.


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Next chapter meeting: Sept. 2

The first membership meeting of the Fall, 2015 semester will be held on Wednesday, Sept. 2, at 5:00 PM in McBryde 655. This will be an important occasion when we elect officers and brainstorm our initial plans for the coming year. All chapter members are urged to attend.

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Welcome Back Social! August 29

The Virginia Tech Chapter of the AAUP will be holding a welcome back social on Saturday, August 29, at 7:30. All faculty and graduate students who are interested in AAUP’s mission and activities at VT are welcome to attend!

602 Landsdowne Drive, Blacksburg.

Please contact Barbara Ellen Smith, smithbe@vt.edu, or Steve Harrison, srh@cs.vt.edu, for further information.

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