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FAQ's for Faculty in the Wake of the 2016 Election

POSTED BY HANK REICHMAN

The following document was prepared and released jointly by the AAUP and the American Federation of Teachers (AFT).  It may be accessed in .pdf format at… 2,934 more words

Faculty

Fighting Back, Protecting American Education

BY AARON BARLOW

A few days before Christmas, I posted about Wisconsin lawmaker Dave Murphy’s attempted meddling in University of Wisconsin course offerings. I asked why he, a gym owner as well as a legislator, was in a position to determine what classes should or should not be offered. 611 more words

Faculty

Voice of America tackles threats to student press freedom

Voice of America this week published a new piece about the plight of college newspapers and other student-run news organizations, a topic that’s been in the press quite a bit in the past year. 380 more words

National News

My Favorite Posts of 2016

BY HANK REICHMAN

Slowed down a bit by a lingering cold, and reflecting a bit on the past year, I decided to go back and review my various posts to this blog over the past 365 days. 1,613 more words

Faculty

Stand with us in 2017

BY RUDY FICHTENBAUM

Rudy Fichtenbaum is AAUP president.

As the year draws to a close, here’s a look at what the AAUP has done in 2016 and at what the new year may hold for us. 474 more words

Faculty

PODCAST: Threats to Student Media

POSTED BY HANK REICHMAN

On December 1, the AAUP, the College Media Association (CMA), the National Coalition Against Censorship (NCAC), and the Student Press Law Center (SPLC) released a report, … 77 more words

Academic Freedom

Important Legal Victory for Faculty Rights

BY HANK REICHMAN

Is a faculty handbook a legally binding contract?  The question is not an easy one to answer, as the law may vary from state to state.  743 more words

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