for the Illinois AAUP State Council
We seek nominations for
the following Illinois AAUP Council offices.
• President (2005 – 07)
• Secretary (2005 – 07)
• Four Council Members (2005 – 08)
Please send your nominations
(you may nominate yourself) to the chair of the Nominating Committee,
Professor Walter J. Kendall at The John Marshall Law School.
(312) 987–2377 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Other members of the
Nominating Committee are:
Lisa Townsley (Benedictine University)
Peter N. Kirstein (St. Xavier University)
Hugh Miller (Loyola University) and
Michael McIntyre (DePaul University)
IL AAUP Speakers
John K. Wilson, editor of Illinois Academe, and the coordinator
of the Independent Press Association’s Campus Journalism Project,
spoke at St. Xavier University March 23, 2005 on “Academic
Freedom in Time of War.” This fall, Wilson will publish his
newest book, Patriotic Correctness: Academic Freedom and Its Enemies.
All Illinois AAUP members are invited to bring him to your campus
as part of his book tour. For more information, email email@example.com.
Ken Andersen, Speech
Communication, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, past
president, IL AAUP:
1) Shared Governance and Due Process; 2) Academic Freedom &
Joseph Felder, Economics
Bradley University, Secretary, IL AAUP (member of AAUP National
1) Academic challenges of the national AAUP office; 2) Types of
services and assistance from the national AAUP office.
Peter Kirstein, History,
St. Xavier University.
Jack Leahy, Religious
Studies, DePaul University, and past president, IL AAUP:
1) Academic issues in religious affiliated institutions; 2.) Contingent
Pan Papacosta, Columbia
College in Chicago, and president, IL AAUP:
1) Academic Freedom & Tenure; 2) The significance of the Faculty
Lawrence Poston, English,
University of Illinois at Chicago:
1) Academic freedom and tenure; 2) Academic governance.
Leo Welch, Biology, Southwestern
Illinois College, and past president, IL AAUP:
1) Legislation and academia; 2) Collective bargaining issues in
John K. Wilson, editor,
Illinois Academe; founder, www.collegefreedom.org; Ph.D. student,
Illinois State University:
1) History of Academic Freedom in America; 2) Patriotic Correctness;
3) The Academic Bill of Rights.
IL AAUP speakers are
generally available free of charge to AAUP chapters, and the Illinois
AAUP can cover most expenses. We invite all our chapters and members
to make use of this Speakers Bureau. Contact IL AAUP Executive Director
Lynne Meyer at (773) 510-5923, firstname.lastname@example.org. We are accepting
nominations and proposals from experienced AAUP members who wish
to serve on this bureau.
June 9-11, 2005Washington, D.C.
and Academic Freedom”
Lisa Anderson, Dean, School of International and Public Affairs,
Allan E. Goodman, President
and CEO Institute of International Education.
Tariq Ramadan: Named
by Time magazine as one of the 100 most important innovators of
the 21st century, Ramadan was appointed Henry R. Luce Professor
of Religion, Conflict and Peacebuilding at the Kroc Institute at
the University of Notre Dame for fall 2004. Two weeks prior to his
departure, however, he was informed that his visa had been revoked
by the Department of Homeland Security.
For more information
and to register, go to www.aaup.org.