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Welcome to the AAUP-KSU news web page. Here you will find links to articles of general interest within the Association and across higher education. From stories about national, state and local AAUP activities to articles about faculty and the KSU administration, it can all be found here! Also included are links to the most recent AAUP-KSU “Know Your Rights!” flyers. These circulars are valuable tools that will assist with understanding your contractual rights and obligations. Newsletters will keep you up to date with Chapter activities and provide event highlights. Please visit this site often and feel free to recommend links to news items that you think may be of interest to your KSU colleagues (office@aaupksu.org). Enjoy the read!


News Items

AAUP-KSU Sponsoring Blood Drive

Academic Freedom

The 2016 National AAUP Conference Report

University Budget and Financial Analysis

Kasich warns colleges to cut the fat, or else

Is Ohio next? On Monday, February 9, 2015, Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner waged war against government unions by signing an executive order blocking “fair share” union fees from state employees and announced he was pursuing legal action to prevent public-sector unions from collecting the fees.

Big Union Win

Wisconsin Republicans plan to push right-to-work bill in January

Conservative activist launches push for Wisconsin 'right to work' law

Wisconsin should pass right-to-work

U. of Akron Chief’s New Rules: Pick Up Your Trash (may require Chronicle subscription)

Why Are Campus Administrators Making So Much Money?

AAUP Leaders Face Backlash Over Unionization Emphasis (may require Chronicle subscription)

IRS Suggests “Reasonable” Ways of Calculating Adjuncts' Hours

Administrator Hiring Drove 28% Boom in Higher-Ed Work Force, Report Says

Colleges Are Slashing Adjuncts' Hours to Skirt New Rules on Health-Insurance Eligibility

Faculty Pay Inches Up (may require Chronicle subscription)

A Widening Public-Private Pay Gap (may require Chronicle subscription)

Careers Without Tenure (may require Chronicle subscription)