SU-AAUP Accomplishments

SU-AAUP in 2021-2022 Convened open member meetings to build an issue campaign from the bottom-up. Worked with Senate AAUP members and subcommittees to pass a motion calling on the administration to halt changes to TIAA benefits for new faculty. Surveyed students to gauge their views on the university’s management of the public health crisis, and… Read More SU-AAUP Accomplishments

Resolution on Faculty Information Systems (FIS) / Faculty Evaluation

[to be introduced at April 21 Senate meeting] Whereas the Senate recognizes the potential benefits of updating and digitizing processes for faculty evaluation, especially for tenure and promotion review,   Whereas all issues related to faculty evaluation must be developed with meaningful and substantive faculty participation, and the decision to implement a Faculty Information System (FIS)… Read More Resolution on Faculty Information Systems (FIS) / Faculty Evaluation

Instruction During Pandemic: SU-AAUP Report November 23, 2020

In early October, SU-AAUP conducted two forums and circulated a campus-wide survey to all faculty concerning teaching modality in a time of Pandemic. Over 100 faculty registered for the forums and over 300 completed the survey, representing 20% of faculty from all schools and across all ranks, including teaching faculty and part-time instructors. Faculty expressed… Read More Instruction During Pandemic: SU-AAUP Report November 23, 2020

SU professors demand more power in education decision making

On Tuesday evening [June 9], SU’s American Association of University Professors (AAUP) chapter held a faculty forum to discuss the administration’s planning for fall 2020. In our unprecedented historical moment of pandemic and financial threat to private higher education of the highest order, it is clear that SU faculty are unequivocally committed to assuring that… Read More SU professors demand more power in education decision making