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The Marketeers Club: AAUP Residency, Chicago Edition

The last time I was in Chicago, my favorite store was American Girl Place.

So when I found out my AAUP residency application was approved I was excited to see the city again, this time without… 360 more words

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Salaita Speaks!

It’s 6:50 in the evening on Wednesday, October 8, 2014. The 7:00 event start time at Columbia College Chicago draws near. The lecture hall is filling up rapidly. 709 more words


Questioning the AAUP’s Objectivity on Salaita

By Sharon Ann Musher

In the aftermath of the board of trustees’ vote at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign to terminate Steven Salaita’s conditional job offer, the scholar of Arab-American literature is pursuing two options. 1,038 more words

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Salaita: Campus Faculty Association on Investigation and Censure 

The Campus Faculty Association of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign was an early advocate of an American Association of University Professors investigation of the university’s administration. 1,013 more words


The Marketeers Club: A Husker in Hoosier Nation

Originally posted on the Indiana University Press blog on Sept. 23, 2014. 

We were pleased to host University of Nebraska Press employee Emily Giller last week for her… 289 more words

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Salaita Case: University of Illinois Committee on Academic Freedom and Tenure

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Senate Committee on Academic Freedom and Tenure is apparently investigating the Steven Salaita case. What will be achieved is unclear since the Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois, the highest unit an appointee can appeal a dismissal on campus, has already cast its unseemly vote to dismiss the professor eleven months after he returned a signed contract. 970 more words


Please Steal This Idea. (I Did.)

Hank Reichman, the First Vice-President of AAUP and a frequent contributor to this blog, is marking his retirement by teaching a seminar on the history of academic freedom in the American university.   692 more words