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My Visit with the Illinois Conference

This past weekend, I had the pleasure of joining the leadership and some members of the Illinois Conference at their annual meeting in Chicago. I had previously met several of those in attendance, and I had the opportunity to meet in person several others with whom I have corresponded about posts to this blog and other AAUP matters. 727 more words


Statement on Compensation Plan

Stark AAUP recently sent the following statement to the SSC President, Provost, Board of Trustees, and Faculty Association with regard to the recently announced compensation plan for the upcoming year. 484 more words


Welcoming AAUP’s Newest Advocacy Chapter, a Major Addition to the Ohio Conference

The faculty at Miami University in Ohio have formed an advocacy chapter, initially  consisting of about 100 of the university’s 700 full-time faculty. The formation of the chapter will be marked formally with an on-campus event on April 29, featuring a talk by AAUP president Rudy Fichtenbaum. 266 more words


N.L.R.B. Rules Worker Wrongly Fired for Uncivil, Expletive-Filled Speech

The National Labor Relations Board has ruled that a worker using profanity on Facebook that criticised an employer cannot be used to fire the worker. The N.L.R.B. 1,061 more words

Academic Freedom

Salaita Update: American Jewish Committee Denied Amicus by U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois

The issue of naming John Doe donour defendants in Professor Steven Salaita’s lawsuit against the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, was one of the more creative and interesting aspects of this case. 189 more words

Academic Freedom

I livetweeted Tuesday night's Board of Trustees meeting

And the Storify of those tweets is here.

WordPress.com won’t let me embed it and doesn’t have the Storify plugin widget. I am keeping track of the ways WordPress.com frustrates me until I am frustrated enough to self-host my blogs. 17 more words

Board Of Trustees

OCAAUP Testimony on Legislation Stripping Ohio Faculty of Collective-Bargaining Rights

Testimony of John McNay, Ph.D., President

Ohio Conference of the American Association of University Professors

Before the House Finance Committee

Representative Ryan Smith, Chair

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