2012 State Meeting: October 6 @ UNL

The 2012 State Meeting will take place on Saturday, October 6 on the UNL City Campus. The topic will be the challenges of maintaining academic freedom and faculty governance amid budgetary limitations. The keynote speaker will be Prof. Hans-Joerg Tiede of Illinois Wesleyan University, who serves on AAUP's national Committee A on Academic Freedom and on the Committee on College and University Governance. Other speakers include Amy Miller, ACLU Nebraska Legal Director and members of the Nebraska State Conference of AAUP. Click "read more" to continue to the conference schedule:

  • 9:30-10 a.m. Arrival; coffee (Regency Room, UNL Student Union)
  • 10-10:50 a.m. Joerg Tiede (Illinois Wesleyan University and AAUP Committee A on Academic Freedom), keynote presentation.
  • 11-11:50 a.m. Mathias Schubert, UNL Faculty Senate president: Results of Senate Survey of Nontenure Track Faculty (Unity Room, Gaughan Multicultural Center)
  • Noon-1 p.m. Lunch (Regency Room, Nebraska Union)
  • 1:10-2 p.m. Academic Freedom Panel: David Moshman, UNL professor of educational psychology; Joe Brown, UNO professor of psychology; Amy Miller, ACLU Nebraska legal director (Heritage Room, Nebraska Union)
  • 1:10-2 p.m. Intellectual Property Issues for Faculty, Paul Royster (professor UNL Libraries)
  • 2:00-3:00, Executive Committee Meeting