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


Want the full list of 9 reasons why you should attend COCAL XI? Visit cocalinternational.org now to find out more about the conference!

#8: COCAL works! Since the first conference in 1996, COCAL has spawned many tools that have helped build the #contingency movement.

#4: No other gathering on this scale has abolishing #contingency as its main goal. #COCAL

#2: COCAL is the only gathering that draws #contingent faculty from all three countries, and also from all levels of higher education.

#1: COCAL is the only national grassroots gathering of #contingent higher ed faculty in the US, Mexico, and Canada cocalinternational.org

Why should you attend the COCAL XI conference in NYC August 4-6? Here are 9 good reasons bit.ly/ULLAoj

AAUP Assoc. Sec. Anita Levy will speak @ US Comm on Civil Rights' briefing Fri about fed. enforcement of sexual harassment laws on campuses

Outsourcing the faculty at Michigan institutions . . . @insidehighered shar.es/NTye6

5 Plaintiffs Reach Agreement With UConn in Sexual-Assault Lawsuit shar.es/NTygu via @chronicle

#2014SI attendees are now attending afternoon workshops, including one on ways to build sustainable student-labor partnerships.

Summer Institute attendees got their mornings started with workshops on negotiations and contract & grievance administration #2014SI

Not at the #2014SI? You're missing a great workshop on the Art of the Info Request--watch a webinar version here: aaup.org/event/art-info…

Lots of great courses continuing this AM at the Summer Institute, including positive messaging & building a strong state org--#2014SI

. . .campaign strategy, organizing around contingency, legal decisions & academic freedom, faculty handbooks, & more! #2014SI

AAUP Summer Institute is about to start! First up, workshops on negotiations, video production, diversity, handbooks . . . #2014SI

Gearing up for the AAUP Summer Institute starting tomorrow at Hofstra! Use #2014SI if you participate & tweet

The national office is getting mighty quiet as staff head off to prepare for the AAUP Summer Institute, which starts Thursday

UVA admins share positive steps taken to strengthen shared governance @ university since AAUP investigation last year bit.ly/1qVN7pU

Congratulations to our brothers & sisters at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign on a new union of NTT faculty (AAUP/AFT)!

AAUP argues that grad. assistants @ private institutions should be considered employees & have coll. bargaining rts bit.ly/U1Q0Yd

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