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Registration is Open Now for

The AAUP-CBC Summer Institute

University of Washington
Seattle, Washington
July 25-28

Register Now at http://www.aaupcbc.org/event/2013-aaup-cbc-summer-institute

Become the Expert

Faculty and academic workers of all kinds face daunting challenges in an era of corporate power in higher education. Now more than ever, it is time to come together in defense of academic principles. The AAUP-CBC Summer Institute is the premier resource for organizing a collective voice on your campus. Whether you are a tenure-track or non-tenure-track faculty member, a part-time faculty member, a graduate student, or an academic professional, the Summer Institute offers you the skills you need to protect higher education’s mission. Our intensive, four-day series of workshops and seminars will prepare you to organize your colleagues, stand up for academic freedom, and advocate for research and teaching as the core priority of higher education.

The 2013 AAUP-CBC Summer Institute will include workshops on:


  • building your membership
  • organizing a union
  • strengthening shared governance and academic freedom protections on campus
  • creating successful contract campaigns
  • organizing graduate student employees
  • using media and communications to organize
Collective Bargaining Skills
  • analyzing institutions’ audited financial statements
  • bargaining and administering contracts
  • developing a departmental leadership system
  • developing contract language;
Responding to Higher Education Issues
  • online education
  • faculty diversity
  • public perceptions of university professors
Register Now at http://www.aaupcbc.org/event/2013-aaup-cbc-summer-institute

Questions about the Summer Institute? Please contact Christopher Simeone.