Fall Forum Set for November 17

Francis Marion faculty members are encouraged to attend the 2022 AAUP Fall Forum being held on Thursday, November 17th, 4:00 pm, at the Lowrimore Auditorium. Fall and Spring Forums are open to all members of the FMU faculty, regardless of rank or tenure status.

The Fall Forum this year will focus on special activities and updates in four areas:

  • International Programs – J. Mark Blackwell, Director of International Programs
  • AAUP news relative to FMU faculty (Book Bans, Cancel Tenure legislation, Censorship of Curriculum, and affiliation with the American Federation of Teachers) – Shawn Smolen-Morton, AAUP-FM and AAUP-SC President
  • CASA – Jennifer Kunka, Associate Provost for Advising
  • Provost Search Committee – Keith Best, Chair of the Provost Search Committee

Following the Fall Forum, faculty are invited to a reception honoring our AAUP chapter. Hosted by President and Mrs. Carter, the reception will be held at the Lee Nursing Building at 5:00 pm.