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June 18, 2015
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Scott Walker’s latest target: College professors

Colleagues, The national AAUP has responded significantly to Wisconsin, and there is more to come. All three of these pieces are excellent. President Fichtenbaum’s letter to […]
April 14, 2015
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Faculty Compensation Survey Results

Dear AAUP Member:

Today, the AAUP is releasing the results of our annual faculty compensation survey and report on the economic status of the profession (http://www.aaup.org/reports-publications/2014-15salarysurvey).

The survey includes information on full-time faculty salary and benefits at two- and four-year colleges and universities, with 1,136 participating institutions.  It includes data on more than 375,000 full-time faculty, making it the largest independent faculty compensation survey in the United States. And it is the only survey of its kind to include extensive information on benefits as well as salary. 

March 13, 2015
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Open Letter to EMU President on the Status of Women

Sue Martin, President Eastern Michigan University Dear President Martin, The Committee on the Status on Women is a standing committee of the American Philosophical Association (APA). […]
March 12, 2015
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Your company’s health insurance costs are going down. But yours are going up.

An interesting article from Vox about the cost of health care (and who is paying for it). Click here to read the article.