2017 AAUP State Conference Meeting at the University of Louisville

Saturday, April 8

10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Brandeis Law School, Room 175

Belknap Campus

Theme: Governance Challenges in Kentucky and Beyond

Keynote address: “Past, Present, and Future Threats to Academic Governance” by Michael DeCesare, Professor of Sociology at Merrimack College and Chair of AAUP’s Committee on College and University Governance

There will also be a panel on governance challenges across Kentucky

Lunch provided to those who RSVP’d.
All are welcome.

Meeting Program

9:45 a.m.     Coffee and pastries

10:00 a.m.  Welcome

Dale Billingsley, University of Louisville, Interim Provost

Susan Jarosi, University of Louisville, AAUP chapter president

10:10 a.m.   Introduction of keynote speaker

Nancy McKenney, President, Kentucky AAUP

10:15 a.m.   Keynote address: “Past, Present, and Future Threats to Academic Governance”

Michael DeCesare, Chair, AAUP Committee on College and University Governance, and Professor of Sociology and AAUP chapter president at Merrimack College

12:00 p.m.  Lunch and screening of segments of Starving the Beast

(http://www.starvingthebeast.net/about/)

1:00 p.m.     Panel discussion of academic governance issues and challenges in Kentucky

Eastern Kentucky University: Deborah Givens and Paula Kopacz

Morehead State University: Annie Adams

Murray State: Peg Munke

Thomas More College: Chris Moyer

University of Louisville: Dale Billingsley and Susan Jarosi

3:00 p.m.     KY Conference of AAUP business meeting