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In Memoriam: Paul L. DeVito

September-October 2015 Academe

AAUP 2014-15 AAUP Bulletin

AAUP Foundation

AAUP is looking for the next editor for our Journal of Academic Freedom

2016-2017 Fulbright Scholarship

Spring 2015 Academe

Complete Spring 2015 Academe PDF

Individual Articles: Click here for more details on the
IL AAUP Spring Conference on April 25, 2015

Journal of Academic Freedom Call for Papers

ASC Nominating Committee Final Report

2015 AAUP/AAUP-CBC Summer Institute

2015 AAUP Assembly of State Conferences

One Faculty Tabling

Fall 2014 Academe

Complete Fall 2014 Academe PDF

Individual Articles: The First Hundred Years

Nominations for ASC Executive Committee

Celebrating the AAUP's Centennial

Pre-order Your AAUP Redbook

AAUP Centennial Declaration

AAUP Annual Conference Call for Proposals

AAUP Council Nominations Sought

The Next Hundred Years

AAUP Collective Bargaining Congress Fall Regional Meeting

Volume Five of the AAUP Journal of Academic Freedom

2014 Bulletin of the AAUP

Collective Bargaining Rights for Graduate Assistants

From AAUP.org - Academic Freedom and Tenure:
Northeastern Illinois University

Register now for COCAL XI

Join me at the 2014 Summer Institute

Have you seen the program?

Webinar: Working with the Media

Plan to attend the AAUP Annual Conference

Recognition awards and scholarships to attend the Summer Institute

Make your plans to attend the Summer Institute

AAUP Faculty Compensation Survey

URGENT: Support Portland State University AAUP

2014 Annual Conference Early Bird Rates

IL AAUP Committee A Correspondence with Columbia College

Coalition of Contingent Academic Labor Conference

2014 AAUP/AAUP-CBC Summer Institute

AAUP Opposes Anti-Boycott Legislation
(External link to AAUP.org)
AAUP Statement PDF
(External link to AAUP.org)

Nominate that Special Someone

UIC Strike Update as of 2:26 PM Feb 17, 2014

Illinois Conference of the American Association of University Professors Statement of Support for the UIC Faculty

AAUP Member Webinar on Faculty Handbooks

2014 AAUP Elections

Submit a Proposal for the AAUP Annual Conference

Webinar: Contingent Appointments and Faculty Governance

Campus Equity Week

Call for Nominations

Can University Administrators Nullify A Supreme Court Decision?

Call for Papers - AAUP Journal of Academic Freedom

Obama's Rankings Won't Solve Crisis in US Academy

Academe Brings Faculty the Latest News and Thought-Provoking Commentary

New Volume of the Journal of Academic Freedom

AAUP 2007 Bylaws

AAUP Names Julie Schmid as Executive Director

P-fac Negotiation Update

IL AAUP Historic Stationary Found

The AAUP-CBC Summer Institute

May-June 2013 Academe

Illinois Conference Delegates 2013

Todd Alan Price, in response to the release of the Academic Freedom and Tenure

2013 Summer Institute Registration Begins

Salary Survey

Pictures From Spring IL AAUP Conference

AAUP Election Endorsements

Report Condemns Terminations of Tenured Faculty Appointments at Southern University, Baton Rouge

Updated edition of FMLA Handbook Now Available

ASC Awards

Legislative agenda for the Illinois Conference of the AAUP

Nominate that special someone or chapter

February 1 Deadline for Inclusion on the 2013 AAUP National Ballot

AAUP Report on the Inclusion of Contingent Faculty in Governance

Sign the BG Petition to stop the 100 firings!

Call for Nominations for the Assembly of State Conferences Executive Committee

The Role of the Faculty in Conditions of Financial Exigency

Welcome to the Illinois Conference of the
American Association of University Professors

The AAUP's purpose is to advance academic freedom and shared governance, to define fundamental professional values and standards for higher education, and to ensure higher education's contribution to the common good.

Our website provides members - and all others who are interested in us - information about our AAUP conference and our activities, as well as links to other state and national educational sites.

The following links are available at the top of each page:

Please contact us if you'd like any more information, or would like to join the IL-AAUP.


Michael J. Harkins
IL-AAUP President

Following is the IL-AAUP Officer and State Council, all of whom are committed to serving our conference.


State Office:

AAUP - Illinois Conference
2002 Galen Drive
Champaign, Illinois 61821-6010

Executive Committee:

Michael J. Harkins
Associate Professor of History
Harper College

Vice President
Peter N. Kirstein
Professor of History St. Xavier University

Lee Maltby
Dean of Instruction
St. Augustine College

John Leahy

Dr. Alan Iliff
Professor of Computer Science
North Park College
3225 West Foster,
Chicago, Illinois 60625

The people above constitute the Executive Committee of AAUP-IL.

Other State Council Members:

Daniel R. Tomal, Ph.D.
Department of Leadership
Concordia University Chicago

Dan Tomal, Ph.D

Leo Welch, Past President
Department of Life and Health Sciences
Southwestern Illinois College

John Leahy

John K. Wilson
Illinois Academe Editor

John Leahy

Hans-Joerg Tiede
Department of Mathematics and Computer Science
Illinois Wesleyan University


Loretta Capeheart
Department of Justice Studies
Northeastern Illinois University


Linda L. Brookhart
Executive Director
State Universities Annuitants Association

Lisa Higgins
College of DuPage

Todd Alan Price
Associate Professor, Educational Foundations and Inquiry
National Louis University

Diana Vallera
Columbia College, Chicago

Patrick Ryan Williams
Professor, Associate Curator ostory

Past AAUP-IL Presidents:

Immediate Past President
Walter Kendall

Professor Ken Andersen
Current Board Member
Professor of Speech Communication Emeritus
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
2002 Galen Drive
Champaign, IL 61821-6010
(217) 359-5392

John Leahy

Pangratios Papacosta, President
Science/Math Department
Columbia College
600 S. Michigan Ave.
Chicago, IL 60605
(312) 344-7443; FAX (312) 344 – 8075

Prof. John Leahy
Religious Studies Department
DePaul University

John Leahy