OU’s Faculty Handbook opens by invoking the American Association of University Professors (AAUP’s) principles regarding academic freedom and tenure. Tenure, according to these principles, is a means to academic freedom. And academic freedom is essential to the “common good” of the University and the “free search for truth,” whether in teaching or in research, in the laboratory or the classroom.
Our handbook and these principles apply to all faculty members, including those not on the tenure track. How is the principle of academic freedom guaranteed, especially for Group II faculty teaching full-time without the protection of tenure? We in the local AAUP chapter would like to host a conversation with faculty members about how to ensure academic freedom in the classroom for all faculty:
Wednesday, October 21, 2015 at 2pm
Alden Library Faculty Commons, 301U
This event is sponsored by the Ohio University chapter of the American Association of University Professors (OU-AAUP). If you have any questions, feel free to email firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com