President’s Message

Greetings AAUP-FM Members, The AAUP-FM has been busy with legislation in the Assembly via the AAUP-SC, the Fall and Spring Fora, issues concerning salary, equity for contingent faculty, the future of the Provost/Dean position in CLA, and a few confidential issues concerning faculty. Bills Aimed at Higher Education All of the pre-filed bills in bothContinue reading “President’s Message”

Join Us for the SC State AAUP Meeting

The AAUP-SC state Conference will hold its annual meeting on Saturday, April 1, 2023 from 9 am to 2:30 pm.¬†Join us to meet faculty from around the state and to work on pressing issues. This meeting will be hybrid: in person at South Carolina State University in Orangeburg¬†and online. Continental breakfast and lunch are includedContinue reading “Join Us for the SC State AAUP Meeting”

Commencement Speech Defends Academic Freedom

During the Fall 2022 commencement ceremonies, Francis Marion President Fred Carter asked attendees to recognize the important role that academic freedom plays in providing high-quality education. Carter’s remarks weigh in on the current political climate that has been increasingly hostile towards the rights of faculty members to determine what they teach. Below we share Dr.Continue reading “Commencement Speech Defends Academic Freedom”