The Spring 2017 edition of The Vanguard is here. This spring issue is packed full with news on the CSC-AAUP Spring Meeting May 12, a call to action from UConn-AAUP to protect collective bargaining rights, updates from state chapters, book reviews and more. Please click here to read the latest version.
The year’s Annual Spring Meeting for the Connecticut State Conference of the American Association of University Professors features keynote speaker Cornell Labor and Employment Law Chair Risa Liberwitz. She is also General Counsel of the national AAUP and has served as a member of the AAUP Committee A on Academic Freedom and Tenure.
The dinner meeting is Friday, May 12, 2017, from 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m and is being held at The Graduate Club, 155 Elm Street, New Haven, CT. For more details and a registration form, please click here.
The winter issue of Vanugard, written by members of the Connecticut State Conference of the AAUP, is now available. Please click here to read it.
This season’s Vanguard is is filled with local, state and national news and notes. And, on page 6 you will find “a small gift to sweeten your holidays and encourage you in the coming year.”
The CSC-AAUP publishes the Vanguard newsletter twice a year. To read the most recent issue for Spring 2016, please click here.
The CSC-AAUP’s Annual Spring Meeting is planned for May 12, 2016, at the Graduate Club in New Haven from 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.
This year’s distinguished guest speaker will be James Sleeper, lecturer in Political Science at Yale University. His presentation will focus on timely issues: “Political Correctness’ in the 2015 Campus Controversies and the 2016 Presidential Campaigns: While the Constitution Protects Free Speech, a Civil Society Rightly Modulates It.”
This year’s George Lang Award will be presented to a Fairfield University faculty member. The Walter Brady Award will be presented to a member of the University of Connecticut Health Center’s administration.
The Graduate Club is located at 155 Elm Street in New Haven.
Click here for the registration form.
We look forward to seeing you May 12!
The Connecticut State Conference American Association of University Professors is pleased to congratulate Irene Mulvey, Professor of Mathematics at Fairfield University, on receiving the Marilyn Sternberg Award. This award is given to the “AAUP member who best demonstrates the concern for human rights, courage, persistence, political foresight, imagination, and collective bargaining skills.” An AAUP member since 1989, Professor Mulvey is deeply committed to AAUP’s organizing work – ensuring higher education’s contribution to the common good and empowering faculty and academic professionals through organizing and collective action. As a leader of the AAUP Chapter at Fairfield, Professor Mulvey has been instrumental in helping that chapter become well known for its activism, organization and success in recruiting members with nearly 75 percent of faculty at Fairfield enrolled as AAUP members.
It was a day of history and action as academics and activists came together recently to celebrate AAUP’s 100 year anniversary of defending academic freedom. Hosted by the Connecticut State Conference of the American Association of University Professors at Weslyan University recently, the day was filled with presentations and workshops with information on AAUP’s One Faculty Campaign, shared governance and how to mobilize members. Special guests Jorge Tiede, computer science professor at Illinois Weslyan and author of the Centennial Edition of the Redbook, gave an insightful look at the early years of the AAUP while national AAUP senior counsel Aaron Nisenson informed the audience with an up-to-the-minute presentation on the latest efforts in the defense of academic freedom.