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 (2017)
History, California State University, East Bay
AAUP First Vice-President and Chair of Committee A on Academic Freedom and Tenure

Secretary
Maria T. Bacigalupo (2018)
Administration, Planning and Social Policy, Curry College
AAUP Council Member

Treasurer
Michele Ganon (2018)
Accounting, Western Connecticut State University
AAUP Secretary-Treasurer

Directors
Rudy H. Fichtenbaum (2018)
Economics, Wright State University
AAUP President

Caprice Lawless (2018)
English, Front Range Community College
AAUP Second Vice-President

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

Paul Davis (2017)
Behavioral & Social Sciences, Cincinnati State Technical and Community College
AAUP-CBC Representative

Joan Wallach Scott (2017)
History, Institute for Advanced Study

Martin D. Snyder (2017)
Former AAUP Associate General Secretary

Edward D'Antoni, staff

Grant Committee

Irene T. Mulvey, chair (2018)
Mathematics, Fairfield University

John T. McNay (2018)
History, University of Cincinnati-Blue Ash College

Karen Miller (2018)
US Public Policy, Diplomatic and Economic History, Oakland University

Edward D'Antoni, staff

Audit Committee

Michele Ganon, chair (2018) 
Accounting, Western Connecticut State University

Pat Poli (2018) 
Accounting, Fairfield University

Paul Davis (2018) 
Behavioral and Social Sciences, Cincinnati State Technical and Community College
AAUP-CBC representative

Lynn Quinn, staff

Investment Committee

Michele Ganon, chair (2018)
Accounting, Western Connecticut State University

Fall Ainina (2018)
Finance, Wright State University

Howard Bunsis (2018)
Accounting, Eastern Michigan University

Lynn Quinn, 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