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Evolution or Devolution: The Future of the AAUP’s Committee A on Academic Freedom and Tenure

Cary Nelson

in No University Is an Island: Saving Academic Freedom

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814758595
eISBN:
9780814759059
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814758595.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This concluding chapter provides an account of how the staff of the American Association of University Professors' (AAUP) Committee A on Academic Freedom and Tenure operates and provides suggestions ... More


Fall of 1964 at Berkeley: Confrontation Yields to Reconciliation

Clark Kerr

in The Free Speech Movement: Reflections on Berkeley in the 1960s

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520222212
eISBN:
9780520928619
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520222212.003.0020
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter relates the author's recollection of his experience with the Free Speech Movement (FSM) as president of the University of California, Berkeley. It provides a summary of the complicated ... More


Collegiality: An Enigma

Julee T. Flood and Terry L. Leap

in Managing Risk in High-Stakes Faculty Employment Decisions

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781501728952
eISBN:
9781501728969
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501728952.003.0006
Subject:
Education, Higher and Further Education

Collegiality is an elusive and poorly-defined concept—one that is hard to articulate but "We know it when we see it." This chapter examines cases in which the ideal of collegiality is at issue. But ... More


Introduction: Written/Unwritten: The Gap Between Theory and Practice

Patricia A. Matthew

in Written/Unwritten: Diversity and the Hidden Truths of Tenure

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781469627717
eISBN:
9781469627731
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469627717.003.0001
Subject:
Education, History of Education

The introduction argues that although the academy has a spoken (the written) commitment to diversity, the same attitudes (the unwritten) that kept faculty of color out of predominately white ... More


The Sexual Rebel: Leo Koch

Michael V. Metz

in Radicals in the Heartland: The 1960s Student Protest Movement at the University of Illinois

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780252042416
eISBN:
9780252051258
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042416.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

Koch was an assistant professor of biology and author of a letter to the student newspaper condoning premarital sexual intercourse and cohabitation for sufficiently mature university students. ... More


Who Are the Faculty?

James W. Dean Jr. and Deborah Y. Clarke

in The Insider's Guide to Working with Universities: Practical Insights for Board Members, Businesspeople, Entrepreneurs, Philanthropists, Alumni, Parents, and Administrators

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781469653419
eISBN:
9781469653433
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469653419.003.0006
Subject:
Education, Higher and Further Education

To many, the role of the faculty in academic institutions is unclear. It is important to understand how professors impact the reputational quality of a university. This chapter explores how faculty ... More


Graduate-Employee Unionization and the Future of Academic Labor

Cary Nelson

in No University Is an Island: Saving Academic Freedom

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814758595
eISBN:
9780814759059
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814758595.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter explores the growth of graduate-employee unionization in American higher education over the past two generations. The movement arrives at a time when much of the news about the industry ... More


On Weakened Ground: The AAUP, Pedagogy, and the Struggle over Academic Freedom

Cary Nelson

in No University Is an Island: Saving Academic Freedom

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814758595
eISBN:
9780814759059
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814758595.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter describes the American Association of University Professors' (AAUP) efforts to exercise and maximize academic freedom of faculty and tenure at religious and secular institutions. It ... More


No Campus Is an Island: Reflections on the AAUP Presidency

Cary Nelson

in No University Is an Island: Saving Academic Freedom

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814758595
eISBN:
9780814759059
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814758595.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter recalls the author's experience of being the President of the American Association of University Professors (AAUP). It examines the author's two main policy priorities: developing a full ... More


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