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Proposed Constitution  Changes

  Apr 12, 2019     496 Views     Leave your thoughts  

The following AAUP-Oregon Constitution amendments will be subject to a vote of approval at the May 11 Annual Meeting. Full text of proposed revisions may be found here. Summary of Proposed Changes: Move the date when newly elected officers assume their positions from the date of the Annual Meeting to the date of the Summer Executive Committee meeting. This change will prevent a change in leadership (especially the President and VP for Political Action) from occurring in the middle of a legislative session. Replace the specific months of January, April, July, and October for quarterly Executive Committee meetings with a requirement…

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President’s Column

  Apr 12, 2019     634 Views     Leave your thoughts  

Hello AAUP Oregon! We’ve been very busy these last few months, and I hope this update conveys how much your membership makes a difference in higher education in Oregon. Here is a quick glimpse at what has been going on: preparing for the election of officers and our annual meeting; in the last 2 months, our leadership and staff have kicked off first-time contract negotiations at Oregon State University, and  Oregon Institute of Technology faculty are moving quickly toward the opening of their negotiations; AAUP-Oregon leaders and staff have engaged members and chapters to endorse dozens of bills, work with…

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