Friday, May 3, 2013

AAUP Criticizes NYU Over Treatment of Italian Campus's Faculty - The Ticker - The Chronicle of Higher Education


The American Association of University Professors has sharply criticized New York University’s treatment of faculty members on its campus in Florence, Italy, declaring that adjunct professors there saw abrupt pay cuts and three longtime studio-arts professors were terminated, allegedly for trying to help form a faculty union.
The criticism, appearing in a letter addressed on Thursday to NYU officials in Florence and on its home campus, in New York City, asserts that the allegations, if true, would raise questions about NYU’s commitment to academic freedom and shared faculty governance, as required by both AAUP and international academic standards.

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