Does UT Have your Back?

Thursday Nov 4th, 5-6:30, Zoom Registration

“AAUP-Supported Due Process Standards and the Anming Hu Case” 

     Anita Levy, Senior Program Officer, AAUP national office, Washington, D.C. 


“‘Can’t you just call it something else?’: Censoring Diversity at UTK” 

     Donna Braquet, Professor and Biology Librarian, UT Knoxville 


“Threats to Tenure in the University System of Georgia”* 

     Matthew Boedy, President, Georgia Conference of the AAUP and 

        Associate Professor, Department of English, University of North Georgia  


*For information on current and proposed changes to tenure in the USG, see: 


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Executive Committee 2021-2022


Mary McAlpin (MFLL, French), Chapter President,

Todd Freeberg (Psychology), Chapter Vice-President (& President-elect for AY 2022-23),

Donna Braquet (Libraries), Communications Director,

Laura Howes (English), Treasurer,

At-large members:

Paul Gellert (Sociology),, 3 year term beginning 2021

Jon Shefner (Sociology),