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[Resources] AAUP-Purdue pushes back on Board of Trustees’ latest overreach

AAUP-Purdue chapter members and other faculty across the Purdue system organized faculty to push back on the Board of Trustees’ decision to adopt an undergraduate civics literacy graduation requirement systemwide over the objections of the University Senate, and without consulting the faculty Senates of Purdue-Northwest and Purdue-Fort Wayne, or the governing body of the Purdue […]

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AAUP-Purdue renews call for improved shared governance at Purdue amidst the COVID-19 pandemic

In March 2020, Purdue University, like most other colleges and universities, entered “unprecedented times,” with the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. During that spring, the administration, faculty, staff, and students quickly responded to limit disruption to the academic experience. Quick responses sometimes necessitate a departure from typical procedures, and spring 2020 at Purdue was no […]

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Part-Time Help Needed

The Purdue chapter of the American Association of University Professors is looking for a part-time hourly independent contractor to support its chapter organizing efforts.  Anticipated tasks will include (but not limited to):  Update website with chapter happenings, meetings, public statements Regular posts to the group’s social media (Twitter, FB page, FB group) about Purdue faculty […]

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Over 1,100 Purdue folks pushed back on closing campus child care center, and won!

We know it has seemed pretty quiet around this website, but that’s because we’ve busy with organizing on campus! This last week saw Purdue announce that it was going to demolish the Patty Jischke Early Child Education Center, with no plan for providing a new center they had committed to in December 2019 for the […]

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Purdue Global to stop NDA practice with faculty – forced arbitration for students continues

Inside Higher Education reports today that Purdue Global has dropped the expectation that Purdue Global faculty sign a NDA as part of their terms of employment.  However, the expectation that students must forgo their legal rights and agree to undergo forced arbitration instead of bringing Purdue Global to court continues.  Read the Inside Higher Ed […]

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AAUP releases copy of NDA Purdue Global employees expected to sign

AAUP National posted today a press release about an NDA that it appears employees of Purdue Global are expected to sign.   Purdue Global’s NDA states that any work product, including all course materials “or other intellectual property that arises in any part in the course of … employment at Purdue Global, is commissioned and […]