Statements

Statement of Solidarity with the Movement for Black Lives

[PDF version for download here] Last Wednesday afternoon in Orlando, Florida, the Milwaukee Bucks decided to protest police violence and the failure of the Wisconsin state legislature to convene to deal with these issues. In the wake of the police shooting of Jacob Blake and the subsequent murder of protestors in Kenosha, Wisconsin, the team… Continue reading Statement of Solidarity with the Movement for Black Lives

Statements

Statement on Fall 2020 Reopenings

[PDF version for download here] The fall semester is upon us as the coronavirus pandemic continues. University reopenings in other states offer a window into what we can expect in Wisconsin as students return to campus: clusters of outbreaks and a swift move to online instruction. Yet many Wisconsin universities continue to advance policies that… Continue reading Statement on Fall 2020 Reopenings

Statements, UW System

Statement on Proposed Fall 2020 In-Person Requirement for International Students

[PDF version for download here] The following is a joint statement from the executive committees of the Wisconsin Conference of the AAUP and the AAUP chapters at UW-Madison and UW-Milwaukee: We join the entire academic community in denouncing a Federal government proposal, announced earlier this week, that would require international students to take in-person courses… Continue reading Statement on Proposed Fall 2020 In-Person Requirement for International Students

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Questions for Jim Johnsen and the Search Committee

[PDF version for download here] Today is the day of Jim Johnsen’s virtual visit to the UW System. A 90-minute “virtual campus forum” will be the only opportunity for shared governance leaders to hear from Johnsen and ask questions. Access is limited and questions are screened in advance. In the interest of transparency and public… Continue reading Questions for Jim Johnsen and the Search Committee