CSU-AAUP Publications

Following are some publications created by or for CSU-AAUP. Copies of these publications may also be obtained by calling the CSU-AAUP office at (860) 832-3793.

CSU-AAUP E-Newsletters: The electronic newsletter informs our members about statewide issues such as proposed legislation affecting higher education; changes in health care and/or pension benefits; news from each local AAUP chapter; news regarding part-time faculty issues; and National AAUP news.

Table Talk: A regular update for CSU-AAUP members on contract negotiation sessions between the Board of Regents and the CSU-AAUP Negotiating Team.

Capitol MonitorA weekly electronic newsletter (during Connecticut’s legislative session) informing members about legislative issues. 

Annual Reports – A report on the activities and achievements of CSU-AAUP during the academic year.

Legislative Report (2013) – A report prepared by Betty Gallo & Co. regarding the results of the legislative session in relation to CSU-AAUP and CSU.

CSU-AAUP: Understanding Your Union– A Guide for Our Members on CSU-AAUP’s History and Structure

Protecting Your Rights: Academic Freedom

Protecting Your Rights: Grievances

Protecting Your Rights: Political Advocacy

CSU-AAUP Report: Working Conditions of CSU Part-Time Faculty 2005 – a report on the demographics, working conditions and major concerns of part-time faculty in the CSU System

Public Relations Campaign– CSU-AAUP sponsored a series of paid editorials in the Hartford Courant in 2007 for the purpose of increasing the visibility of CSUS and emphasizing the need for additional full-time faculty.

Working Behind the ScenesA brochure highlighting the work of the CSU-AAUP staff, lawyers, and lobbyists as well as a brief explanation of the union’s involvement in other organizations such as the State Employees Bargaining Agent Coalition (SEBAC) and the Health Care Cost Containment Committee (HCCCC).

National AAUP Publications

AcademeAcademe is the bimonthly magazine of the National AAUP. It analyzes higher education issues from faculty members’ perspectives. The magazine begins with an incisive round-up of news affecting professors. Feature articles examine tenure, affirmative action, part-time faculty appointments, distance education, intellectual property, and other timely academic issues. Investigative reports on violations of academic freedom and tenure are regular components. Columns cover legal trends, legislative developments, and new scholarly books.

National AAUP Policy Documents and Statements – Widely regarded as an authoritative source on sound academic practice, the AAUP’s Policy Documents and Reports, also known as the Redbook, contains the Association’s major policy statements. A selection of policy statements is available online.

Other Publications

      The Adjunct Advocate is a bimonthly magazine featuring articles of interest to part-time faculty.