Friday, August 15, 2014

Dr. Chamard attends summer institute on academic freedom and shared governance

Dr. Sharon Chamard, Justice Center faculty, attended the American Association of University Professors (AAUP) Summer Institute, held in July at Hofstra University on Long Island, New York.

She participated in a number of workshops, including “At a Crossroads: Organizing, Faculty Rights, and Academic Freedom,” “The Art of the Information Request,” “Using Communication to Motivate Action,” “Using Chapter Structure for Leadership Development” and “Embracing the 21st Century Classroom: Challenges and Opportunities.”

Dr. Chamard is a member of the United Academics (UNAC) Representative Assembly, one of the three faculty unions at the University of Alaska, and also serves as the UNAC Grievance Officer for UAA.