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AAUP Oregon Annual Meeting

  Apr 12, 2018     2896 Views     Leave your thoughts  

AAUP Oregon’s Annual Meeting will be held on Saturday, April 21st at the Hilyard Community Center in Eugene, Oregon from 10am-4pm.   Time Session Topic 9:30-10:00 am Check-In & Coffee 10:00-11:00 am Opening Plenary Intros & Chapter Updates 11:00-11:15 am Break 11:15-12:30 pm Workshops (a) Building More Inclusive Organizations (b) Bargaining a First Contract 12:30-1:30 pm Lunch 1:30-2:45 pm Workshops (a) Statewide Higher Education Landscape (b) Messaging to Build Membership Post-Janus 2:45-3:00 pm Break 3:00-4:00 pm Closing Plenary Preparing for Janus: Best Practices   Register here to let us know that you’ll make it!

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April Update: United Academics of University of Oregon

  Apr 12, 2018     277 Views     Leave your thoughts  

by Nathan Whalen, Executive Vice President, UAUO Many of the issues that United Academics and our members are facing in recent times are related to challenges to internal governance and an erosion of local control.  There has been a robust debate concerning attempts to implement a campus-wide system of metrics to gauge “excellence” regarding research productivity. The admin has asked all units to provide them with a list of journals and publishing houses in their fields that are considered acceptable by the unit. The intention is that each faculty member’s CV can be compared to the unit’s publications list and…

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