The purpose of this association is to promote the interests of the Field Staff through training, development and networking; to share ideas relative to collective bargaining and chapter/conference development; and to promote the ideals of the AAUP.


Caryl Schiff-Greatorex, Chair

Steve Finner, Vice Chair

Deborah Herman, Secretary

Scott Barns, Treasurer

Ellen Benson, Information Coordinator


Scary stuff: New Group Seeks to Blacklist Pro-Palestinian Student Activists shar.es/1rSmGi via @chronicle

As Degrees Are Cut, Critics Continue to Decry Dismantling of U. of North Carolina shar.es/1rSa5X via @chronicle

Sad to say, but 40% looks not so bad from the faculty perspective, since more than 70% of our jobs are contingent twitter.com/OHaaup/status/…

Our take: the presumption that students must be protected rather than challenged is infantilizing & anti-intellectual aaup.org/report/trigger…

Oberlin backs down on 'trigger warnings' for professors who teach sensitive material | InsideHigherEd bit.ly/1Qa718L

Preliminary program is posted for the #aaup2015 annual conference: aaup.org/event/2015-aau… Lots of great events

Sallie Cuffee's recent Academe piece looks @ issues with shared governance at some predominantly-black institutions: bit.ly/1KklTzJ

Adjunct Sues Broward Over Alleged Retaliation | InsideHigherEd bit.ly/1Q8noCJ

"I signed up because income inequality ... has reached a crisis—& the decline in union membership is partly to blame" wpo.st/qo1J0

The Post's Dana Milbank on why he re-joined his union: wpo.st/qo1J0

Registration is open for the 2015 AAUP/AAUP-CBC Summer Institute! View the full program & reserve your spot @ bit.ly/1QiZO9l .

In his Academe article, Jeffrey Beall argues that advocates of open access tell only one side of the story aaup.org/article/what-o…

Report Blasts 'Fantasy World' of Presidential Benefits | InsideHigherEd bit.ly/1JGXcPD

In Academe, Kathleen Washburn discusses her experience with on-campus stalking & offers advice on handling this crime bit.ly/1Hwxr5d

Would-Be U. of Southern Maine Chief Backs Out of Post Over Casino Dispute shar.es/1rxP7U via @chronicle

Wow. Yale’s Former President Got $8.5-Million Bonus on His Way Out shar.es/1rxPb5 via @chronicle

In our newest Academe issue, L. Lamar Nisly explores how professors can help students fully embrace academic learning bit.ly/1PX0M84

How should we understand tenure today? That's the question Clark G. Ross asks in his recent Academe article: aaup.org/article/toward…

The May-June issue of Academe is now available! Read about the open-access debate, tenure, AAUP news, & more! bit.ly/1PUbz2P

Cooper Union Faculty Member Is Denied Entry to United Arab Emirates shar.es/1rCltN via @chronicle

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