Monday, May 22, 2017

2017 AAUP-Oregon Annual Meeting: Under Attack & Fighting Back

AAUP-Oregon
By Ashley Bromley, Executive Director
May 17, 2017

AAUP activists from across the state gathered on the Oregon State University campus on April 29th to build a shared strategy for fighting back against attacks on higher education.

Our Campuses Under Attack
Photo courtesy of AAUP-Oregon

We began the day with a plenary panel addressing the attacks on students, inclusion, science, and faculty rights that we face on our campuses.  Leaders summarized the current threats faced and shared how their campuses are responding.  The plenary provided a launching off point for break-out sessions where we brainstormed how AAUP-Oregon can actively address these attacks.  Each break-out group reported back at the closing plenary, helping us create a list of priorities and action items to guide our work in the coming year.  The actions include:

Read the actions and the full article at the AAUP-Oregon website here.

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