With more than 20 years of experience in the legal profession, Thad Furlong currently serves as an attorney and partner at Furlong & Drewniak, PLLC. In addition to his duties as a criminal defense attorney, Thad Furlong serves as an adjunct professor at Northern Virginia Community College. As a member of the educational community, Thaddeus Furlong maintains affiliation with the American Association of University Professors.
The American Association of University Professors (AAUP) is preparing to host its 2014 Spring Regional Meeting, which will be held April 12, 2014, in Columbus, Ohio, at the Renaissance Columbus Downtown Hotel. Held in conjunction with the AAUP Ohio chapter’s annual meeting, the regional meeting will feature a lecture by Professor Chad Hanson, chair of the Department of Sociology and Social Work at Wyoming’s Casper College. Professor Hanson will address attendees during a discussion entitled “Talking Higher Education: Metaphors That We Live By.”
Established in 1915, the AAUP is dedicated to promoting academic freedom, defining the standards and values of college education, and ensuring that higher education positively impacts students and society. For nearly a decade, the organization has helped to shape the procedures and standards that govern academic excellence and freedom in our nation’s postsecondary learning institutions.