Leadership

Board of Directors

The AAUP Foundation is governed by a board of directors that includes the president, first vice president, second vice president, and secretary-treasurer of the AAUP; one elected member of the AAUP’s Council; the chair of the AAUP’s Committee A on Academic Freedom and Tenure; an AAUP-CBC representative appointed by the AAUP-CBC executive committee; and three public directors, who are not, at the time of their election, officers of the AAUP and who need not hold any other position within the Association.

Officers

Chair
Henry Reichman (2020)
History, California State University, East Bay
Chair of Committee A on Academic Freedom and Tenure

Secretary
To be elected by the AAUP Foundation Board of Directors

Treasurer
Michele Ganon (2020)
Accounting, Western Connecticut State University
AAUP Secretary-Treasurer

Directors
Rudy H. Fichtenbaum (2020)
Economics, Wright State University
AAUP President

Brooks Ellwood (2020)
Geology and Geophysics, Louisiana State University
AAUP First Vice-President

Vacant (2020)
AAUP Second Vice-President

Henry Reichman (2018)
History, California State University, East Bay
Chair of Committee A on Academic Freedom and Tenure

Vacant, AAUP Council representative

Diana I. Rios (2019)
Communication/El Instituto, University of Connecticut
AAUP-CBC Representative

Ellen Schrecker (2019)
History, Yeshiva University

Joan Wallach Scott (2019)
History, Institute for Advanced Study

Julie Schmid, staff

Audit Committee

Michele Ganon, chair (2020) 
Accounting, Western Connecticut State University

Pat Poli (2021) 
Accounting, Fairfield University

Paul Davis (2021) 
Behavioral and Social Sciences, Cincinnati State Technical and Community College
AAUP-CBC representative

Charlie Lorenzetti, staff
Eric Whiteley, staff

Investment Committee

Michele Ganon, chair (2020)
Accounting, Western Connecticut State University

Fall Ainina (2021)
Finance, Wright State University

Howard Bunsis (2021)
Accounting, Eastern Michigan University

Charlie Lorenzetti, staff
Eric Whiteley, staff

Legal Defense Fund

The governing board for the Legal Defense Fund determines the policies that govern the fund, publicizes the fund, provides for fund administration, and approves requests for assistance