ERIC Number: ED260623
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1984
Reference Count: N/A
AAUP Policy Documents & Reports. 1984 Edition.
American Association of Univ. Professors, Washington, DC.
Policies and standards of the American Association of University Professors (AAUP) are presented, along with a number of reports on significant topics. The materials, many of which were published in the "AAUP Bulletin," or, since 1979, in "Academe: Bulletin of the AAUP," cover the following topics: academic freedom, tenure, and due process; discrimination; college and university government; collective bargaining; professional ethics; student rights and freedoms; college and university accreditation; research and teaching; and collateral benefits. Specific issues include: faculty dismissal, renewal/nonrenewal of faculty appointments, notice of nonreappointment, imposition of tenure quotas, full-time nontenure-track appointments, status of part-time faculty, sex discrimination, affirmative action plans, problems resulting from financial exigency, faculty status of college librarians, arbitration of faculty grievances, late resignation and professional ethics, faculty workload, teaching evaluation, government-sponsored research at universities, academic retirement and insurance plans, and leaves of absence. Information on selected judicial decisions referring to AAUP standards is included, along with AAUP's constitution, which provides an indication of the association's structure. (SW)
Descriptors: Academic Freedom, Accreditation (Institutions), Affirmative Action, Collective Bargaining, College Administration, College Faculty, Court Litigation, Due Process, Ethics, Higher Education, Leaves of Absence, Librarians, Personnel Policy, Position Papers, Research Projects, Sex Discrimination, Standards, Student Rights, Teacher Associations, Teacher Retirement, Tenure
American Association of University Professors, 1012 Fourteenth Street, N.W., Suite 500, Washington, DC 20005 ($12.00; $6.00 each for 10 or more).
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Association of Univ. Professors, Washington, DC.