Position Statements

Black Lives Matter

The Association of Pennsylvania State College and University Faculties has released the following statement through its executive council: On May 25, 2020, a convenience-store employee called 911 to report a man who had bought cigarettes with a counterfeit $20 bill....

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Psychological services

APSCUF’s February 2020 legislative assembly approved the following resolution about psychological services. Whereas the first responsibility of educators and universities is the well-being of students; Whereas facilities for psychological services across the State...

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Article 3 Advocate Programs

APSCUF’s September 2019 legislative assembly approved the following resolution about Article 3 Advocate Programs. Whereas Article 3 of the collective bargaining agreement states: “Neither party hereto nor any FACULTY MEMBER shall discriminate against any other FACULTY...

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Black Lives Matter at School Week of Action

APSCUF’s September 2019 legislative assembly approved the following resolution about Black Lives Matter at School Week of Action. Whereas the APSCUF Statewide Social Justice Committee formally endorsed the National Black Lives Matter at School Week of Action in 2018;...

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Open education resources

APSCUF’s February 2019 legislative assembly approved the following resolution to consider open-source course materials and promote awareness of open-source materials. Whereas the increase in textbook costs has far outpaced normal inflation, adding a...

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Shared governance

APSCUF’s September 2018 legislative assembly approved the following statement about shared governance. Whereas faculty participation in important decisions for both individual State System universities and the State System as a whole is a core value of APSCUF; Whereas...

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Regulation of firearms on campus

APSCUF’s September 2018 legislative assembly approved the following statement about the regulation of firearms on campus. Whereas, the universities comprising Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education are a vital and foundational element of our Commonwealth’s...

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Chincoteague Bay Field Station

Students work at Chincoteague Bay Field Station, an environmental education center and field station in Virginia. Learn more about it at CBfieldstation.org. Photo/Submitted APSCUF’s September 2018 legislative assembly approved the following statement...

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