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

May events

Monday May 2, 12:00-1:15pmOn Zoom (register here) A panel discussion of regional AAUP organizers in CNY on strategy and challenges re: building faculty power, featuring: Dan Breen, President, Ithaca College AAUP Risa Lieberwitz, President, Cornell University AAUP Paul MacArthur, Past-President, Utica-College AAUP Tuesday May 3, 9:00am-5:00pm: SU AAUP will be tabling under the breezeway at… Read More May events

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 AAUP Forums Campus-wide Survey on Teaching in the Pandemic: Quick Findings

Numerous concerns were discussed at the forums on teaching modality. A detailed report will be distributed at the end of October. Some topics of discussions include: · Ways to best engage principles of shared governance and the importance of full faculty participating in teaching modality decisions · Concerns among all faculty ranks that instructors with… Read More SU AAUP Forums Campus-wide Survey on Teaching in the Pandemic: Quick Findings

NYSC AAUP Fall 2020 Business Meeting / Conference

Saturday, October 24th, 9:00am-3pm This FREE Conference program is designed for YOU: “Organizing in the ‘Non-Community’ College and University Environment,” with Caprice Lawless, Co-President of AAUP Colorado Conference & ‘Organizer Extraordinaire’: Do you want to learn how to raise eyebrows, turn heads, change minds, snag headlines, and dog administrators? See how you can turn your administration’s… Read More NYSC AAUP Fall 2020 Business Meeting / Conference

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

AAUP-SU pays tribute to our former Vice President, JOHN BURDICK, who died on July 4, 2020

John was a great colleague, friend and defender of faculty rights, and will be missed enormously by us all. We at AAUP particularly will miss John’s steadfast commitment to collective action and shared governance at Syracuse University. Whether serving on Senate, College committees, or dissertation defenses, many of us have witnessed firsthand John’s thoughtful and… Read More AAUP-SU pays tribute to our former Vice President, JOHN BURDICK, who died on July 4, 2020

The Syracuse University chapter of the American Association of University Professors

The mission of the American Association of University Professors (AAUP) is to advance academic freedom and shared governance; to define fundamental professional values and standards for higher education; to promote the economic security of faculty, academic professionals, graduate students, post‐doctoral fellows, and all those engaged in teaching and research in higher education; to help the… Read More The Syracuse University chapter of the American Association of University Professors