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American Association of University Professors, Bucknell University Chapter Records Edit


Finding Aid Author
Crystal Matjasic
Finding Aid Date
2015 August
Description Rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of Description


  • 1952-2001 (Creation)


  • 0.209 Linear Feet (Whole)
    (1) 2.5 inch document box



  • Language

    Materials are in English.

  • 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.

  • Scope and Contents

    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.

  • Separated Materials

    Photographs may be housed with the Special Collections/University Archives Photograph Collection.

  • 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.

  • Preferred Citiation

    [Item], American Assocation of University Professors, Bucknell Chapter Records, Special Collections/University Archives, Bertrand Library, Bucknell University, Lewisburg, Pennsylvania.