October 22nd, 2014
on the South Orange campus have formed the Seton Hall University
Advocacy Chapter of the American Association of University Professors
The chapter upholds the mission of the AAUP “to
advance academic freedom and shared governance; to define fundamental
professional values and standards for higher education; to promote the
economic security of faculty, academic professionals, graduate students,
postdoctoral fellows, and all those engaged in teaching and research in
higher education; to help the higher education community organize to
make our goals a reality; and to ensure higher education's contribution
to the common good,” found at the organization’s website.
officials of the Seton Hall AAUP chapter are Vice President Mary
Balkun, chair and professor of English; President Roseanne Mirabella,
chair and professor of the department of political science and public
affairs; and Secretary and Treasurer Michael Taylor, associate professor
of political science.