rev. 31 jan 2013
CWRU Chapter of the
American Association of University Professors
Google earth view of CWRU campus
Officers of CWRU AAUP
President Robert Petersen of Pathology
Treasurer Gary Stonum of English
Secretary Peter Whitehouse of School of Medicine
Past-president Ted Steinberg of History and Law
2013 News from National:
A Historic Restructuring of the National AAUP Organization
As of January 1, 2013, the AAUP enterprise consists of
1) the AAUP, a professional membership association that will look and act similarly to the previous AAUP;
2) the AAUP-CBC, a labor union; and
the AAUP Foundation, a public charity.
The AAUP enterprise shall operate cohesively and collaboratively, sharing a common commitment to academic freedom and shared governance, defining fundamental professional values and standards for higher education, and ensuring higher education’s contribution to the common good. Each entity shall collectively and appropriately coordinate its operations. Each entity is briefly described below.
Please see links below for more information on the AAUP and how to join.
as it appeared in Academe, the AAUP national magazine.
Ř To learn about joining the local chapter, please contact Prof. Peter Whitehouse at 216-844-6448 or by e-mail (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Ř Information about joining or renewing your membership in national AAUP is available at http://www.aaup.org/AAUP/involved/join/
Ř For more information about the national AAUP, visit http://www.aaup.org/
Ř Ohio Conference AAUP: http://www.ocaaup.org/
Ř Link to CWRU Faculty Senate: http://www.cwru.edu/president/facsen
Link to CWRU Faculty Handbook
Areas of Interest
To give an idea of the many areas of interest to the AAUP, we list here some of the topics discussed in the current AAUP Handbook: dismissal proceedings; non-renewal of appointment; extramural utterances; political activity; artistic expression; campus speech codes; access to personnel files; tenure quotas; periodic evaluation; part-time faculty; non-tenure-track faculty; mandatory retirement; faculty liability; professional ethics; plagiarism; multiple authorship; workloads; affirmative action; sexual harassment; faculty role in budget and salary; intercollegiate athletics; faculty status of librarians; collective bargaining; student rights; accreditation; retirement and insurance benefits; leaves of absence; child-bearing; family emergencies.