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AAUP ASC Call for Nominations


American Association of University Professors
Assembly of State Conferences

Call for Nominations

In accordance with the ASC Constitution and Bylaws, the following Nominating Committee for the 2012 ASC Executive Committee elections has been appointed:

Jeff Butts (NC), chair; Todd Penner (TX), and Michael Livingston (MN).

You are invited to submit nominations to the ASC Nominating Committee for the offices of ASC Secretary, Treasurer, and one Member at large of the ASC Executive Committee.

The election of Secretary, Treasurer, and Member at large of the ASC Executive Committee will take place at the June 15, 2012, ASC business meeting in Washington, DC by the conference delegates to that meeting.

Nominations for all offices shall be closed at the end of business (5:00 p.m., EST) on Friday, January 27, 2012.

An eligible candidate for office whose name is recommended to the Nominating Committee by representatives from three or more state conferences shall be included among the nominees. Nominations may also be made from the floor at the annual meeting, provided nominees receive written endorsement from no fewer than three authorized delegates to the Assembly.

Please become familiar with the guidelines for ASC nominations and elections, which are found on the AAUP website, and are available there as downloadable .pdf files. The four relevant documents are:

1. The ASC Constitution

2. The ASC Election Procedures
http://www.aaup.org/AAUP/about/asc/ (see “ASC Election Procedures”)

3. FAQ in the Election of Conference Delegates and Officers

4. AAUP and the federal LMRDA

Nominations are due: January 27, 2012, however, earlier nominations are strongly encouraged. If you would like to nominate a colleague or yourself for any of the offices, send a curriculum vitae by January 27, 2012 to the Nominating Committee Chair, Jeff Butts, buttsja@appstate.edu, and in your message use this email subject heading: ASC Nomination.

Thank you,

The 2012 ASC Nominating Committee

Jeff Butts (NC), buttsja@appstate.edu, chair

Todd Penner (TX)

Michael Livingston (MN)