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2016 NC AAUP Conference (October 14th and 15th)

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Dear Members of the North Carolina Conference of the American Association of University Professors,

I hope you are all having a wonderful day!

On behalf of Dr. Jim Carmichael, President of the NC AAUP, I cordially invite you to attend our 2016 Conference Meeting at Meredith College in Raleigh, NC. Dr Jo Allen, President of Meredith College, will hold a reception for the conference at her campus residence on Friday, October 14 from 5:00 – 6:30 pm. Conference activities formally begin on Saturday, October 15 with registration, coffee, and continental breakfast from 8:00 AM. The program begins at 9:00. Our keynote speaker, Samuel J Dunietz , Research and Policy Analyst at AAUP National, will conduct a workshop on Political Mobilizing for NC Higher Education (A Non-Union State).  After lunch, we will have a short business meeting including elections followed by a discussion on how to apply what we have learned into an action plan for NCAAUP.

We hope that you will be able to attend the various facets of the conference and join us in discussion over organizing efforts to promote NC higher education policies. Whether you are a faculty member affiliated with a public or private institution, non-tenure track faculty or teaching graduate student, we invite you to attend and give voice to your interests, ideas, and concerns with the welfare of the professorate.

Attached to this post is an itinerary of the conference with specific times and an RSVP form indicating which parts you will be able to attend. Please return the completed form to Chase Hanes at cthanes@uncg.edu by October 3rd, 2016. Also attached are two maps of Meredith College with pertinent buildings circled and a more detailed display of Massey House.

We look forward to seeing you at the NC AAUP 2016 Conference!

Chase Hanes

on behalf of Dr. Jim Carmichael

James V. Carmichael, Jr.
Department of Library and Information Studies
447 School of Education Building
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Greensboro, NC 27412