By Mandi Enger
Angela Brommel of Nevada State College was appointed by the American Association of University Professors (AAUP) to sit on the organization’s council. Brommel will serve as a resource for both faculty and administrative faculty on issues such as recruitment, compensation, and job security. District one states include: Nevada, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, New Mexico, and Utah. Additionally, the AAUP has appointed Brommel to the position of Chair of the Committee on Academic Professionals, a committee representing non-teaching appointments at colleges and universities.
Brommel is the first administrative faculty member to serve as an AAUP councilmember. Her appointment will run through June 2015.
The AAUP was formed to support higher education and research, support the rights and freedoms of academic faculty and staff, and set standards for higher education. There are a total of ten districts across the nation, representing over 450 institutions.
AAUP officers and council members hold meetings twice a year. The next council meeting will be held in Washington D.C. this November.
Brommel joined NSC as a part-time faculty member in the Humanities Department in the fall of 2003. She additionally served the institution as the founding bookstore director and most recently as the director of community outreach and major events. Additionally, Brommel is the state president for the Nevada Faculty Alliance, an affiliate of the AAUP.
Henry Reichman of California State University, East Bay additionally serves as a councilmember in district one of the AAUP.
Angela Brommel may be contacted via email regarding AAUP matters at NFA_President@nevadafacultyalliance.org.