Welcome to the website of the Doane University Chapter of the American Association of University Professors. This site provides information on advocacy efforts by the chapter and the national organization to promote academic freedom, enhance shared governance, and improve work conditions for faculty of all ranks and statuses.
We welcome faculty of all ranks and statuses to join us in our efforts to enhance academic life at Doane University.
Recent Blog Posts
- Doane AAUP Fall 2023 Kick-offThe Doane Chapter of AAUP will have its first Fall 2023 meeting on Friday, August 25 at 4 P.M. The location is College Heights Country Club1225 E 4th StCrete, NE 68333 This will be primarily a social event, giving people an opportunity to meet other faculty members and to learn more about both the national … Read more
- Doane AAUP Meet & GreetIt’s time for the Doane Chapter of AAUP to begin its work for the 2022-23 academic year. Our first priority is to get more faculty involved, since what we do as a chapter depends entirely on the interests and energy of the membership. If you are in Crete today, Friday, September 23, then drop by … Read more
- April News from the Academic Freedom Coalition of NebraskaA new issue of the AFCON Sentinel just came out and gives some April News from the Academic Freedom Coalition of Nebraska. Vicki Wood, President-elect of AFCON, reproduces her statement to the Nebraska State Board of Education concerning attacks on teachers and school librarians accusing them of providing obscene materials to children. Her statement emphasized … Read more
- Nebraska Legislature Moves to Limit Academic FreedomIn the current 2022 legislative session, Nebraska joined 36 other states to introduce an academic gag order that would apply to public schools and public postsecondary institutions. These attacks on academic freedom seek to forbid teaching about race and sex in ways that suggest any systemic or historic problems in American culture with respect to … Read more