Elections 2018

Executive Council Elections:

Nominations for the 2018 AAUP Executive Council elections began on January 8, 2018.  Attached are the duties for each open position.  Please consider nominating yourself, or a colleague, for any of these positions.  If you do nominate a colleague, please make certain that he/she is willing to run.  Click here for the Executive Council Nomination Form 2018


The positions open for election in 2018 are:

Here is the timeline for the Executive Council Election:

  •      January 8 – Nominations will open (form will be emailed)
  •      February 13 – Nominations close and names are announced.  A second nomination period will begin.
  •      February 26 – Deadline for additional nominations
  •      February 28 – Candidate statements emailed to members
  •      March 2 – Voting begins
  •      March 16 – Voting ends and winners announced
  •      April 1 – New officers take office

Delegate Elections

The AAUP’s Annual Conference on the State of Higher Education includes panel presentations, plenary speakers, and the annual business meetings of the AAUP.  This year’s meeting will be held at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Crystal City in Arlington, VA from Thursday, June 14 – Sunday, June 17.  

This year, conference sessions will explore free speech on campus, and features Nancy MacLean at Friday’s plenary luncheon. Nancy MacLean is the William H. Chafe Professor of History and Public Policy at Duke University and author, most recently, of Democracy in Chains: The Deep History of the Radical Right’s Stealth Plan for America, a finalist for the National Book Award. MacLean will speak on the topic “The Origins of the Radical Right’s Attack on Higher Education and Democracy—and What We Can Do About it.”

Click here for a Delegate Nomination Form  and click here for an Overview of the National AAUP Meeting 

Here is the schedule for the delegate election:

  • February 15, 2018 – Mail out the postcards to members home addresses announcing the election
  • March 1, 2018 – Announce the election via email
  • March 9, 2018 – Open the nominations
  • March 28, 2018 – Close the nominations
  • March 30, 2018 – Email Candidate Statements
  • April 2, 2018 – Voting begins
  • April 10, 2018 – Voting closes

If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact the trustees or the AAUP office.