by Ashley Bromley, Incoming Executive Director
I could not be joining AAUP-Oregon at a more exciting time–the faculty organizing campaign has just gone public at OSU, the Graduate Employees Union at PSU is striving for a strong first contract, the advocacy chapters are buzzing with activity and purpose, and UA-UO and PSU-AAUP continue their good work on their respective campuses. While this is an exciting time within AAUP-Oregon, it’s also an uncertain time for the future of higher education and workers. Together, we must resist attacks that threaten the quality and accessibility of higher education and work to deepen democracy and justice within our universities. I am so excited to get to work with each of you. If you have time to get together and share your vision for the state conference, please contact me!
Thank you to all of the AAUP-Oregon leaders who have helped me begin the task of taking up the work Margaret has done so thoughtfully and passionately. I wish Margaret a joyful retirement free of too many calls for help from me. Thank you so much, Margaret!