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Quincy Wright on Academic Freedom and "Americanism"

BY JOERG TIEDE

Quincy Wright (1890-1970) served as the 20th president of the AAUP from 1944 to 1946. At the time of his election to the presidency, Wright had already served for almost two decades on Committee A on Academic Freedom and Tenure, and he would continue to serve on the committee for another decade. 787 more words

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Meeting Thursday!

Dear Faculty Colleagues,

Please come for part or all of an AAUP/FASTR chapter interest/information meeting to be held this Thursday (Sept 15, 4:00-5:30 pm, Albertus 210) to discuss membership and to plan activities for the coming academic year.  23 more words

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New U of Iowa President Doesn't Get It

BY LOREN GLASS

Loren Glass is a Professor of English at the University of Iowa. This op-ed appeared last week in the Quad City Times… 725 more words

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The First Woman Member of Committee A

BY JOERG TIEDE

Women professors were among the charter members at the AAUP’s founding, although their numbers in the early history of the Association are hard to reconstruct. 482 more words

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The Director Dish

Shortly after the shootings in Orlando, Florida, occurred, I was at a meeting of the board of the American Association of University Presses (AAUP) in advance of the association’s annual meeting. 508 more words

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Funding Available for AAUP Governance Conference Registration Fees

POSTED BY HANK REICHMAN

The AAUP Foundation Board has approved funds to cover registration fees for up to six faculty members to attend the AAUP Shared Governance Conference and Workshops, with preference given to candidates who are likely to broaden the diversity of shared governance on their campuses. 96 more words

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Walter P. Metzger (1922-2016)

BY JOERG TIEDE

Walter P. Metzger, professor of history at Columbia University for his entire career and the AAUP’s official historian for most of that time, has passed away. 365 more words

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