The Massachusetts Conference of the AAUP will hold its annual meeting via Zoom between 10:00 a.m. and 12:00 p.m. (ET) on Saturday, January 9, 2021.
As the announcement in the winter/spring 2021 issue of the conference newsletter said, “The meeting will feature the MA Conference election of officers and a discussion of problems caused by the pandemic on various campuses.”
The link to the meeting is https://curry.zoom.us/j/99678679708. Please join us!
Fairfield University professor Irene Mulvey has been elected president of the AAUP. Read more here.
Mike DeCesare, who chairs the AAUP’s Committee on College and University Governance, was on Facebook Live to talk about the statement the committee released yesterday, “Principles of Academic Governance during the COVID-19 Pandemic.”
AAUP president Rudy Fichtenbaum issued this statement on June 1.
The national AAUP has created a useful FAQ page on principles and standards for the COVID-19 crisis. You can read view it here.
On Saturday, November 2, Merrimack College will host the annual meeting of the Massachusetts AAUP Conference. The event will feature a plenary address by Dr. Julie Schmid, executive director of the national AAUP. Click here for the meeting program.
The AAUP has joined an amicus brief arguing that workplace discrimination based on LGBTQ status is prohibited by Title VII of the Civil Rights Act. Click for more: Brief: Workplace Discrimination Based on LGBTQ Status is Unlawful | AAUP
Online registration for the AAUP’s Annual Conference on the State of Higher Education closes on Monday, June 3. Click here to register now!
Registration is open for the 2019 AAUP/AAUP-CBC Summer Institute in Chicago. The program is available here.
On Saturday, July 21, chapter president Michael DeCesare and Fairfield University’s Irene Mulvey co-led a workshop titled “Principles of Shared Governance” at the 2018 Summer Institute. The full program for the Summer Institute, which was held at the University of New Hampshire, is available here.