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UI AAUP chapter to hold censure discussion

By Imogen Lindsley

October 19, 2015

On Tuesday, Harry Hilton,CC president of the UI chapter of the American Association of University Professors, will mediate the chapter’s open discussion, “AAUP Censure, Academic Freedom, and Criminal Background Checks,” in the Illini Union.Discussions on academic freedom and faculty governance have become incr...

Faculty members to discuss censure, background checks

By Daily Illini Staff Report

October 9, 2015

The University chapter of the American Association of University Professors will hold a public discussion about censure on Oct. 20.The discussion will be led by three faculty panelists and will focus on issues that developed from the AAUP's decision to censure the University as well as the Board of Trustees proposal to require background checks for all new employees.Harry Hi...

UI looks to remove censure

By Abigale Svoboda

October 7, 2015

The University is not fulfilling its “basic purpose,” according to the American Association of University Professors, AAUP. On June 13, the AAUP censured the University for violating Steven Salaita’s rights to academic freedom. Robin Kaler, campus spokeswoman, confirmed that both Interim Chan...

Warrior to join Salaita on "Uncivil Rites" tour stop in Urbana

By Daily Illini Staff Report

September 14, 2015

Steven Salaita said he's never been a fan of authors who read directly from their books. Instead, the Urbana stop on his book tour for "Uncivil Rites," will include a public conversation with Robert Warrior, director of American Indian Studies.During the visit — which will be at the Independent M...

New SEC Chair Gay Miller prepares for year ahead

New SEC Chair Gay Miller prepares for year ahead

By Maggie Sullivan

August 25, 2015

New Senate Executive Committee Chair Gay Miller said her biggest focus this year is ensuring the committee is as collegial and productive as possible.“I’ll continue to work to make sure, as best I can, our meetings result in productive work that helps move us forward,” Miller said. Former SEC Ch...