[Marxism] AAUP fight to save tenure at Wayne State University

Mark Lause markalause at gmail.com
Fri Aug 3 16:37:43 MDT 2012

Forwarding this from H-Labor . . . .

----- Original Message -----
From: "Seth Wigderson" <sethw at MAINE.EDU>
Sent: Friday, August 03, 2012 11:07 AM
Subject: AAUP: Wayne State University Appeal

From: Caroline Merithew <cmerithew1 at udayton.edu>

Negotiators are working to meet a rapidly approaching deadline for Wayne
State University faculty contracts, but the administration has put on the
table a proposal that would do away with the traditional tenure system at
the university. Leaders of the Wayne State AAUP-AFT chapter are fighting
back against this attack on tenure. Chapter president, Charlie Parrish, has
called the administration’s proposal to allow the Wayne State
administration more leeway to dismiss tenured faculty members “an
astonishing power grab.”

The Wayne State faculty need your help NOW! Please join us in supporting
the WSU Negotiating Team in their attempt to preserve tenure at the

Read and sign a
to save tenure at Wayne State.

Rudy Fichtenbaum, President
American Association of University Professors

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