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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


Academic Department Chairs & Shared Governance

As mediator between faculty and administration, the academic departmental chair serves a critical role in shared governance at higher education institutions. In fulfilling this role, the department chair spans the boundary between the collegial culture of faculty and the top-down managerial structure of administration. 1,067 more words


Academic Department Chairs & Shared Governance Bibliography

Academic Department Chairs & Shared Governance Bibliography

Qualitative Studies

Acker, S. (2014). A foot in the revolving door? Women academics in lower-middle management. Higher Education Research and Development, 33(1), 73–85. 976 more words

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On the agenda for Sept. 16 Association Council meeting: Does the Faculty Want a Second Health Insurance Option?

In July, President Dunn announced a second health insurance option that may be offered to WMU employees during open enrollment this fall, BCBSM’s Healthy Blue Living HMO. 1,510 more words

News And Updates

The 2016-17 WMU-AAUP Contract Campaign is On!

Our next contract negotiations won’t start until the spring or summer of 2017,
but our 2016-17 contract campaign starts now!

Since our last negotiations, in 2014, we’ve seen an uptick in infringements on faculty rights to academic freedom, due process, and participation in shared governance on campuses nationwide. 536 more words

News And Updates

IUP faculty union president: Why I will strike


By Nadene A. L’Amoreaux

INDIANA – Next week, faculty members and coaches at Indiana University of Pennsylvania and our sister universities across the commonwealth will vote on whether to authorize a strike. 988 more words

lcm reblogged this on WMU-AAUP Blog and commented:

Thoughtful and important piece by Dr. Nadene A. L’Amoreaux, president of the Indiana University of Pennsylvania chapter of APSCUF, the statewide union of faculty members and coaches.

WMU-AAUP Remarks to the Board of Trustees (June 29, 2016)

Remarks by WMU-AAUP President Lisa Minnick
June 29, 2016

First, congratulations to our PIO and MSEA colleagues on the ratification of their new contracts. We are proud to work alongside these dedicated women and men and appreciate their important contributions to the smooth operation and academic mission of Western Michigan University. 1,084 more words

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