The Purdue University West Lafayette chapter of the American Association of University Professors (AAUP-Purdue) sides in solidarity with academic colleagues and progressive associations nationally in condemning the racist, Anti-Asian remarks of Purdue Northwest Chancellor Thomas Keon. We join the call of many others, led by Asian-American students and colleagues, calling for Keon’s removal. Chancellor Keon […]
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The Purdue-Northwest faculty have passed a vote of no confidence in Chancellor Keon. The vote was 87% for (135 faculty) to 13% against (20 faculty). On December 21, the PNW Faculty Senate chair distributed this letter to faculty announcing the result of the vote.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 17, 2022 Contact: Hammond/Westview IN: The Purdue-Northwest Faculty Senate Executive Committee, after extensive discussion, sent the attached letter to Chancellor Keon. The Senate was unanimous in its demand for him to go. The letter can be viewed here.
The Purdue University Northwest chapter of the American Association of University Professors (AAUP) FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 16, 2022 Contact: David Detmer, President, PNW chapter of AAUP -firstname.lastname@example.org/219-669-7723 Lee Artz, Vice-President, PNW chapter of AAUP – email@example.com/269-369-0846 Hammond and Westville, Indiana: The Purdue University Northwest chapter of the American Association of University Professors (AAUP) condemns […]
Fall 2022 chapter meetings
Chapter meetings for AAUP-Purdue for the Fall 2022 term will be held on the second Wednesday of the month, from 4-5 pm. Most will be in BRNG 1248, and will be hybrid. Contact us for the link to join. See you soon!
On Friday June 10, 2022, Purdue University’s Board of Trustees announced with no warning the appointment of a new university president starting on January 1, 2023. The appointment of a new president is a monumental decision that should include input and consultation with all key stakeholder groups on campus, including campus faculty. Yet the Board […]
WEST LAFAYETTE, IN – Three Purdue chapters of the American Association of University Professors (AAUP) – West Lafayette, Northwest, and Fort Wayne – released a statement today expressing disappointment in the secretive process by which the Purdue University Board of Trustees have selected Purdue’s next president. The Board announced on Friday, June 10 that the […]
The Purdue chapter of the American Association of University Professors, endorses the requests of the Black Student Union released 4/12/2022 upon Purdue’s concluding report about the event of police violence against Adonis Tuggle on 2/4/2022. The Black Student Union, in collaboration with the National Society for Black Engineers, the Purdue National Pan-Hellenic Council, the Purdue […]
The Purdue chapter of the American Association of University Professors stands in solidarity with the graduate workers on strike at Indiana University (IGWC-UE) and the University of Illinois-Chicago (UIC GEO). We support all graduate workers in their struggle to secure a living wage and safe working conditions. Graduate students make the educational mission of higher […]
The Purdue Chapter of the American Association of University Professors expresses grave concern for the process by which the Shared Governance Taskforce is presenting its findings at the April 2022 Board of Trustees meeting in executive session on 4/7/22. We highlight several of our concerns here. The document being presented to the Board has not […]