American Association of
Ohio Conference Records
8 3 / 4 cubic feet
Provenance: The Ohio Historlcai Society acquired the American
Association of University Professors, Ohio Conference Records, as
a gift of the AAUP, Ohio Conference through the auspices of the
executive- secretary, James M. Hall, in February 1985. Robert W.
Viol processed the collection in September 1985.
Property rights: The Ohio Historical Society owns the property
rights to this coliectlon.
Copyrights: The AAUP, Ohio Conference has dedicated such copy-rights
as it possesses in this collection to the public.
Consideration of ail other copyrights is the responsibility of
the author and publisher.
Access: This collection is open under the rules and regulations
of the Ohio Historical Society.
Ciration: Researchers are requested to cite collection name,
collection number, and the Ohio Historical Society in all foot-note
and bibliographic references.
Transfers: Publications were transferred to the library in
Organizational and historical sketch: The Ohio Conference of the
American Association of University Professors ( AAUP) was founded
on April 30. 1949. Twenty- three professors representing twelve
Ohio colleges and universities met in the Faculty Club of The
Ohio State University in Columbus for the purpose of organizing
the " Conference of the Ohio Chapter of the American Association
of University Professors." Professor E. Turner Stump of Kent
State University was elected chairman. He named professors
Edmund M. Spieker, Paul F. Bloomhardt, and Lionel G. Crocker to
the executive committee. The group proposed " to talk over common
problems so that the visitors can take home ideas which might
help to Improve the work of their chapters." Topics discussed at
the first meeting included dues, membership recruitment, problems
facing Ohio chapters. and the planning of the first regular
meeting scheduled for The Ohio State University on April 1, 1950.
Membership in the Oh i ~ ~ ~ p n c f ~ , ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ af~ f i ~ l i, a~ f i~ on~ w. itthh r o u g h
Ohio AAUP chapters. ~- h~.~+*- a. r'r'r'~~ dohfs itswtos councils: the
Council of Public Institutions of Higher Educgtlon in Ohio, and
the Council of Private Institutions\ of Higher Education in Ohio.
A chairperson and secretary- treasurer head each council with the
chairperson serving a two year term.
Officers of the AAUP, Ohio Conference include a president, two
vice- presidents who are chairpersons of their respeqtive
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