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AAUP-Oregon is hiring

  Feb 1, 2017     603 Views     Leave your thoughts  

It's been my honor to serve as AAUP-Oregon's  Executive Director for the last three years, but I am ready to retire.   I have loved getting to work with faculty across the state and put my efforts into building this statewide organization.  It's been wonderful to see the organization grow and learn and build the various parts of our work: legislative, organizing, communications, collective bargaining.  It's also been wonderful working with our partners in the Higher Ed Coalition and thinking together about how to win educator-led, student centered, debt-free higher education in our state. Please spread the word that we…

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President’s Column: 2017-2020– Why Students and the Academic Class will Organize

  Jan 18, 2017     646 Views     Leave your thoughts  

by José Padín, President   Why will university students, their families, faculty, academic professionals, classified campus employees, university administrators, and all who care about higher education organize in unprecedented ways this year, and the next, and the next two?   President-elect Trump is shaping an administration guided by an attitude of scorn and greed towards education, health, and the social compact of citizenship in general. We are preparing for four years of a radical agenda of “profits over people.”   Education, in a democracy, is a fundamental universal right. Which means it has to be a guaranteed right, a social…

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