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American Association of University Professors, Bucknell University Chapter Records

 Record Group
Identifier: AMERICAN ASSOCIATION
The records of the Bucknell Chapter of the American Association of University Professors range from 1952 to 2001 and include correspondence, minutes, reports and the chapter’s constitution. Additionally, there are a number of records related to the Board of Trustees disapproval of the faculty’s nomination of E. P. Thompson for an Honorary Degree in 1985.

Dates

  • 1952-2001

Language

Materials are in English.

Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research use.

Usage Restrictions

The materials in this collection may be protected under copyright law and may only be used for educational, teaching, and research purposes. If the intended use is beyond these purposes, it is the responsibility of the user to obtain the appropriate permissions by contacting Special Collections/University Archives at the Ellen Clarke Bertrand Library, Bucknell University, Lewisburg, PA.

Extent

0.21 Linear Feet ((1) 2.5 inch document box)

Administrative History

The Bucknell Chapter of the American Association of University Professors was established to:

• Defend academic freedom at Bucknell University

• Encourage faculty participation in government at Bucknell University

• Protect and advance the professional status and interests of faculty at Bucknell University and elsewhere

• Facilitate the dissemination of information on higher education principles and practices

• Participate in state conferences of chapters

In addition to the Executive Committee and Nominating Committee, the standing committees of the chapter included:

Academic Freedom and Tenure

Status of Women and Minorities

Professional Information and Chapter Newsletter

Faculty Participation in College and University Governance

Economic Status

Arrangement

Records are arranged alphabetically by folder title and chronologically within the folders.

Separated Materials

Photographs may be housed with the Special Collections/University Archives Photograph Collection.
Title
American Association of University Professors, Bucknell University Chapter Records
Status
completed
Author
Crystal Matjasic
Date
2015 August
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bucknell University Special Collections/University Archives Repository

Contact:
028 Bertrand Library
Bucknell University
One Dent Drive
Lewisburg PA 17837 United States US
570-577-3101
570-577-3313 (Fax)