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New Deal for Higher Education Legislative Outreach

  May 14, 2021     4113 Views     Comments Off on New Deal for Higher Education Legislative Outreach  

AAUP Oregon Members, Even as semesters and terms wind down and we slowly move toward the end of the Academic Year here in Oregon, we at AAUP Oregon keep fighting for our principles. Today, I’m writing to you about an excellent opportunity to do just that! There has been significant movement at the federal level on free college, one of the core parts of AAUP’s push for a New Deal for Higher Education. Out of all the legislation on the table, it’s clear that Sen. Sanders’ College for All bill does the most. What can you and your colleagues do…

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Oregon Tech AAUP Reaches Tentative Agreement!

  May 4, 2021     969 Views     Comments Off on Oregon Tech AAUP Reaches Tentative Agreement!  

After 17 months of bargaining and an historic 8-day strike, the first for Oregon's public university faculty, Oregon Tech AAUP announced today that they had reached a tentative agreement with the administration. Over the past week hundreds of faculty, students, and community members stood with striking faculty on street corners in Klamath Falls, Wilsonville, and on Facebook, and together, we won! Some highlights from the newly minted tentative agreement include: Fair Wages that guarantees increases for faculty across the life of the agreement and establishing mechanisms to address inequities across campus;Workload Protections for both Tenure Track and Non-Tenure Track Faculty…

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