Position Statements

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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Pennsylvania Promise

APSCUF’s February 2018 legislative assembly approved the following statement about Pennsylvania Promise — Higher Ed: Whereas the Association of Pennsylvania State College and University Faculties (APSCUF) believes Pennsylvania needs to keep its promise to those...

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Targeted harassment of faculty members

APSCUF’s February 2018 legislative assembly approved the following statement about the threat of targeted harassment of faculty members: Whereas, new efforts by private groups to monitor the conduct of faculty members pose a real threat to academic freedom; Whereas,...

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