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.
Following on VP Lisa Lambert Snodgrass’s email from earlier in November: Leigh Raymond has officially resigned as chapter president as of November 22, and the Executive Committee (EC) has reluctantly accepted his resignation. Speaking for the EC, I know we are grateful for his hard work over the last 6 months, and that the chapter […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]