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A New Year Update from AAUP Oregon

  Jan 14, 2020     127 Views     Leave your thoughts  

Dear AAUP Oregon, I have four items I hope you will take a few minutes to consider. First, would you please read, consider signing on to, and then share the petition in support of our colleague, Professor Jennifer Freyd. Professor Freyd has been denied an equity claim by the UO. Her case is now supported by the ACLU, the American Association of University Women, and the American Association of University Professors, among others. A legal decision against Professor Freyd will have dramatic and negative consequences across academia and all other professions. You can read more about the legal briefs on behalf of…

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Fall Updates

  Nov 21, 2019     1120 Views     Leave your thoughts  

Hello AAUP Oregon! I hope you are enjoying the transition from autumn colors to wintery mists. With everyone’s busy-ness in mind, I will try to be brief and informative on some of the important work that your AAUP Oregon staff, leaders, and members are doing to support academic labor and advance the values of academic freedom, shared governance, and access to high quality higher education. First, it is a relief to report that the Employment Relations Board of the State of Oregon ruled in favor of our appeal of the previous decision by a single judge that department chairs at…

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