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Campus Carry Violates Academic Freedom

November 28, 2017 / Sabrina Balderama

The AAUP filed an amicus brief last night supporting a challenge to a statute and policy in Texas that compel faculty to permit concealed handguns in college classrooms. read more >

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2018 ASC Executive Committee Elections

November 28, 2017 / Sabrina Balderama

The AAUP's Assembly of State Conferences (ASC) is seeking nominations for the following positions on the ASC Executive Committee: Chair, Vice Chair, and Secretary. read more >

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Tax Proposal Hurts Higher Ed

November 20, 2017 / Sabrina Balderama

The AAUP, along with other higher education groups, strongly opposes proposed changes included in tax legislation being voted on by congress this week. read more >

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House Passes GOP Tax Plan

November 17, 2017 / Sabrina Balderama

Plan targets large endowments of private colleges and eliminates many deductions benefiting student loan borrowers and graduate students. read more >

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Off the Pedestal

November 06, 2017 / Sabrina Balderama

Republican tax plan would cut off key source of borrowing and impose new taxes on wealthy institutions. Some see historic shift in view of elite universities from a public good worthy of sheltering from taxes to a source of funds for government. read more >

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The (Possible) Postdoc Union Boom

October 31, 2017 / Sabrina Balderama

Could postdoc unions be the next big thing in collective bargaining among academics? Recent filing at University of Washington could be beginning of a new round of organizing. read more >

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AGB Urges Trustees to Back Shared Governance

October 25, 2017 / Sabrina Balderama

The Board of Directors of the Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges released a statement reminding trustees of the importance of shared governance. read more >