AAUP Leaders Face Backlash Over Unionization Emphasis

Two former presidents of the American Association of University Professors, Jane L. Buck and Cary Nelson, have put together a four-member slate of candidates bent on ousting the association’s current leadership, which they say is too focused on union organizing and neglectful of its historical mission.

Members of the group challenging the AAUP’s top officers in the association’s coming national elections call themselves the