American Association of University Professors. University of Nevada, Reno Chapter
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: AC 0165
Abstract The American Association of University Professors (AAUP) was established in 1915, to advance the ideals and standards of the academic profession. Collection contains minutes, membership rosters, announcements, resolutions, news clippings, committee reports, and national AAUP chapter letters. Earliest record is a 1947 salary study, with records primarily 1955-1970s.
Identifier: AC 0022
Overview The Friends of the University of Nevada was a group of alumni and concerned citizens. Helen Wittenberg, active in local affairs, served as secretary to the Friends and was married to Ralph Wittenberg, an attorney representing Frank Richardson who was a faculty member suspended and president of the local AAUP suspended by university president Minard W. Stout for distributing an article critical of education professors and supporting higher academic standards. Also active in the Friends were Etta...
Identifier: AC 0128
Abstract In 1982, the University went through a series of crises. Due to the state's poor economy the University was asked to cut expenditures, and a controversial Comprehensive Program Review (CPR) was implemented. In October 1982, Chancellor Robert Bersi submitted to the faculty a proposed revised University of Nevada System code which included mandatory psychiatric examinations on demand, granted the Regents the power to make sudden and arbitrary changes in the code, shifted power in personnel...
Identifier: AC 0428
Overview Elmer Rusco was a professor in the Political Science Department, director of the Bureau of Governmental Research, and professor emeritus at the University of Nevada, Reno. The collection contains Rusco's mateirlas related to the university chapter of the American Association of University Professors and academic freedom issues; student protests against the Vietnam war; student surveys concerning ethnic groups; and miscellaneous teaching and education subjects. They consist of correspondence,...