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ACTION: Call the Governor now to veto SB 202

The House voted to pass SB202 by a vote of 67-30, with 2 Republicans voting with the Democrats, and 2 Democrats absent. We have until March 5, when the bill goes for a concurrence or dissent vote in the Senate, to ask the Governor to veto the bill. Call here as soon as you can […]

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Urgent action on SB 202: What you can do

SB 202 is dangerous legislation that will dramatically change state universities in Indiana: it will undermine tenure; chill freedom of speech and academic freedom on campus for both conservatives and liberals, for faculty, staff, and students, and for everyone in between; defund important DEI initiatives; and change the composition of Boards of Trustees and who […]

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[RESOURCES] Stop SB 202

The Indiana AAUP State Conference website has resources posted here. Action The House voted to pass the bill 67-30, with 2 Republicans voting with the Democrats, and 2 Democrats absent. We have until March 5, when the bill goes for a concurrence or dissent vote in the Senate, to ask the Governor to veto the […]

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Joint Statement of IU-Bloomington and Purdue-West Lafayette AAUP Chapters on Senate Bill 202

The Purdue-West Lafayette and Indiana University-Bloomington chapters of the American Association of University Professors (AAUP) join in opposing Indiana Senate Bill 202 in its current form. Adoption of SB 202 would severely damage the ability of Indiana’s two public Research-1 universities—Purdue-West Lafayette and IU-Bloomington—to recruit and retain outstanding faculty, erasing the State of Indiana’s uniquely […]

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PR: Faculty, students sound the alarm on SB202 at coordinated events statewide

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday February 27, 2024 Indianapolis IN: Faculty, students, and staff held numerous events across the state on Monday to discuss Senate Bill 202 and its threat to Indiana’s economy, to the reputation of its world class universities and colleagues, and to students’ learning and experience. Constituents at Purdue in West Lafayette, at […]

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PR: University teachers and students say, “Keep government out of our classrooms!” as Indiana House Education Committee passes SB-202 on party line vote.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 21, 2024 Dozens of university teachers and students gathered today at the Indiana Legislature House Education hearing on Senate Bill 202. their message was clear to committee members: “Keep big government out of university classrooms.” Advocating for over 150,000 Indiana students and 9000 faculty, faculty senates at Ball State, Indiana State, Indiana University […]

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PR: AAUP Purdue Stands in Support with Purdue University Senate on SB 202

PRESS ADVISORYFor Immediate ReleaseFebruary 19, 2024Contact: Prof. Stephanie Masta, [email protected], 641-821-0017Prof. Anish Vaniak, [email protected], 765-479-9244 AAUP Purdue Stands in Support with Purdue University SenateWest-Lafayette IN — The Purdue (West Lafayette) chapter of the American Association of University Professors applauds the decisive vote of the Purdue University Senate in passing Senate Document 23-23 opposing Indiana Senate […]

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PNW Faculty vote no confidence in Chancellor Keon

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.

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PR: PNW Senate executive committee unanimously demands resignation of Chancellor Keon

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.

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PR: PNW AAUP Statement on PNW Chancellor Thomas Keon’s Graduation Ceremony Remarks

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 [email protected]/219-669-7723 Lee Artz, Vice-President, PNW chapter of AAUP – [email protected]/269-369-0846 Hammond and Westville, Indiana: The Purdue University Northwest chapter of the American Association of University Professors (AAUP) condemns […]