Participation in service functions to professional organizations, review of grant proposals, and manuscript review and editing for professional journals are also considered service.
State Employees Association of North Carolina
The State Employees Association of North Carolina (SEANC) is a voluntary organization of state employees, including faculty members, which works to improve the salaries and fringe benefits for all state employees. The organization communicates with legislators and other government officials on behalf of state employees. Members receive a monthly publication which outlines organization activities. Special programs and services are available to members.
American Association of University Professors
The American Association of University Professors (AAUP), a national organization founded in 1915, represents the interests of all college and university faculties. Its primary concerns are academic freedom, regulations concerning promotion and tenure, other aspects of academic due process, faculty participation in institutional governance, and the economic status of the profession. AAUP also represents faculty interests in state and federal legislatures, participates in judicial cases involving academic freedom and tenure issues, and offers a variety of membership benefits and services (including professional liability insurance). National membership includes a subscription to the association journal Academe (which publishes the "Annual Survey of Faculty Salaries" every spring). For a copy of the AAUP Red Book (all the policy statements and reports of the AAUP) or for a membership application, contact the organization.