report on "Trends in the Academic Labor Force, 1975-2015" compares "tenure line" (tenured and tenure-track professors) with "contingent" faculty (everyone else), concluding that 70 percent of the academic labor force is "contingent," that is, composed of those without hope of tenure.
What followed was the AAUP
investigation chaired by Harry Beal Torrey of Reed College.
, Faculty Gender Equity Indicators 2006 at 5 (2006), available at http://www.aaup.org/ NR/rdonlyres/63396944-44BE4ABA-9815-5792D93856F1/0/AAUPGenderEquity Indicators2006.pdf.
However, their use tends to increase the workloads of full-time faculty members who must oversee their work and spend time mentoring them as teachers (AAUP
As scholars and educational officers, they should remember that the public may judge their profession and their institution by their utterances (AAUP
These definitions mainly concern First Amendment "free speech" protection, itself vulnerable after recent court decisions (AAUP
Writing as the current president of the AAUP
, Nelson explains in detail the organization's history of publishing policy statements and defending professors against violations of academic freedom.
Robinson, in turn, was defended by the American Association of University Professors (AAUP
), the faculty senate and faculty unions.