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resolutions

Resolution passed regarding the development of an instructional intellectual property policy that better protects faculty rights

Resolution before the AAUP-Purdue Chapter April 9, 2019 WHEREAS, it is the mission of the American Association of University Professors (AAUP) to advance academic freedom and shared governance; to define fundamental professional values and standards for higher education; to promote the economic security of faculty members, academic professionals, graduate students, post‐doctoral fellows, and all those […]

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public statements

AAUP-Purdue sides with ISTA advocating for Indiana students

The Purdue chapter of the American Association of University Professors  registers its support for and solidarity with the Indiana State Teachers Association (ISTA) as the ISTA mobilizes to demand fair wages and more resources for their schools and their students. Indiana has lagged behind neighboring states as investment in public education has been de-prioritized during […]

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meetings

Updated spring 2020 meeting schedule

At the last chapter meeting in January, we acknowledged that the 4:30-6 pm meeting is difficult for many people to attend, particularly with childcare responsibilities.  As a result, we decided to move our March and April meetings. Our March meeting will now be Tues March 24 12-1pm in KRAN G021 (just down the hall from […]

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press release

Indiana AAUP Chapters Help Restore Student Rights at Purdue University Global

February 25, 2019 Contact:Dave Nalbone, Indiana AAUP President, dnalbone@gmail.com;Bill Mullen, AAUP-Purdue Vice-President, bill.mullen2@gmail.com For Immediate Release Indiana AAUP Chapters Help Restore Student Rights at Purdue University Global West Lafayette, IN — Indiana chapters of the American Association of University Professors (AAUP) won a major victory for students and faculty in Indiana by forcing the online public university, […]

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Indiana AAUP Chapter Building Faculty Power

For Immediate Release WEST LAFAYETTE, INDIANA — Representatives from multiple American Association of University Professor chapters across Indiana universities converged on West Lafayette for a day-long strategy session focused on organizing for faculty rights in Indiana.  The AAUP both nationally and locally is a leading force in organizing for faculty rights in higher education, and […]

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public statements

AAUP Purdue stands in solidarity with faculty striking at Wright State

This afternoon, AAUP Purdue passed a statement of solidarity with the faculty at Wright State, who are on their 8th day of a strike.  Over 50% of our chapter members approved the following statement: Dear Wright State colleagues, The Purdue chapter of the American Association of University Professors sends solidarity greetings.  We stand with your faculty in […]

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Fuël for AAUP

Fuël for AAUP is on hiatus now until the fall.   Purdue AAUP hosts an informal coffee discussion weekly (new time to be determined in the fall). We will meet at the new Fuël Coffee Shop in the Purdue Exponent Building, 460 Northwestern Ave, West Lafayette. Join us to chat, to get to know colleagues from around the […]

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public events

Professor and author Nancy MacLean to speak on campus about book _Democracy in Chains_

Nancy MacLean, Duke University Professor of History and author of the acclaimed Democracy in Chains: The Deep History of The Radical Right’s Stealth Plan for America will be discussing her book at a public lecture Monday, January 7, 2019, 7-9 pm, at the Krannert Auditorium at Purdue University (rm 140, 403 W. State St, West Lafayette). The […]

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public statements

AAUP-Purdue condemns the vandalism of a Purdue faculty member’s house

The Purdue chapter of the American Association of University Professors condemns the recent vandalism of the home of a Purdue faculty member. We deplore all personal attacks on any member of the Purdue community. We affirm Purdue’s commitment to diversity and inclusion, rejecting racism, hate crimes, and violent acts that threaten free speech, academic freedom, and the […]

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Statement in response to white supremacist flyers posted to Purdue’s campus

At the chapter meeting tonight, members voted unanimously to pass the following statement regarding the recently flyers posted on Purdue’s campus. CHAPTER STATEMENT In the 72 hours after a virulent anti-semite killed 11 Jews at Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh, white nationalists and white supremacists posted flyers on the Purdue campus.  Similar leafleting of […]