The Executive Council, at the urging of the Civil Rights Committee, passed this resolution supporting the actions taken by AAUP criticizing the Trinity College administration’s response when faced with public controversies about a statement on social media by Trinity faculty member Dr. Johnny Williams.
Dr. Johnny Williams was subject to right-wing threats in response to personal posts on social media. Instead of defending him, the administration at Trinity College placed Dr. Williams on involuntary leave. We join the Trinity College AAUP, the national AAUP, and additional AAUP chapters and other organizations in finding this case to be of grave concern.
The Executive Council and Delegates Assembly passed this Resolution in support of fair treatment of Sodexo workers and increased sustainability in campus food systems.
Resolution regarding racial justice in the wake of the michael brown and eric garner cases (january 21, 2015)
The Executive Council and Delegates Assembly of United Academics voted to endorse racial justice efforts on campus, in Vermont and nationally, and to reconstitute our Civil Rights Committee.