University of Dayton Chapter

American Association of University Professors

Sept. 8, 2005

(Minutes Unapproved)

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Roesch Library 203, 3:00 p.m.                                                                

Presiding:  President Joseph L. Watras


1.  Minutes of May 5, 2005

                The minutes were approved.


2.  Treasurer Friel's Report

                        Was accepted showing a positive balance and  a slight increase.


3. Books bought by the Library  for the Beauregard collection.

                We recognized and thank Dr. Fred Jenkins, interim Head of the Roesch Library for his care in

selecting books for the Beauregard collection.   The following books are now on order for the 

Roesch Library.  Several members are planning on contributing additional money for this  

 collection.   Contributions are encouraged. The books bought so far are;

                                At the schoolhouse gate : lessons in intellectual freedom.

                                Who owns academic work? : battling for control of intellectual property.

Silencing scientists and scholars in other fields: power, paradigm controls, peer

review, and scholarly communication.

                                Real choice, real freedom in American education: the legal and constitutional case

for parental rights and against governmental control of American education.

Protecting the right to teach and learn: power, politics, and public schools.

                                Leasing the ivory tower : the corporate takeover of academia.   

Inside Corporate U : women in the academy speak out.

The imperiled academy. (new essays assesses current state of U.S. Universities, future


                                Freedom to learn.

                                Conscience of the university, and other essays.

                                The Beleaguered College : essays on educational reform.

                                Advocacy in the classroom : problems and possibilities.

                                Academic freedom in Canada : a history.

                                Academic freedom and the inclusive university.                                          

                                Approaches to Academic Freedom and Related Issues.

                                Academics and the Real World.

                                Calling Academia to Account : rights and responsibilities.


4.   Further Discussion on the Library and its role in support of faculty and graduate student research. 


5. Profs. Rosenzweig and Watras continue to work to link the National AAUP  to our local website.


6.  The sum of up to $100.00 was approved for the Professor Buckley to spend on the Sept. 16 Wine and Cheese party.  This will be a discussion led by  Fr. Paul Marshall SM and Fr. Gene Contadino  SM about “New Directions in Catholic Higher Education” to be held  in the Forum of the LTC on Sept. 16 at 3:00.


7. We request that all AAUP members send their E-Mail address to the National AAUP. 


 Next Meeting

                Oct. 27,  (Thurs.) 2005 in Roesch Library room 203 at 3:00.


 Adjournment at 4:00 p.m.

                Respectfully submitted, David M. Buckley (taking over for Dr. Beauregard’s term),


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