Campaign for the Future of Higher Education

Quality Higher Ed for the Twenty-First Century

The AAUP has joined with other faculty organizations in the Campaign for the Future of Higher Education, an initiative that seeks to ensure the long-term survival of quality higher education. Faculty members, students, and allies from across the country met at the National Press Club on May 17 to launch the campaign, in an event that featured faculty leaders from California, New York, Michigan, Pennsylvania, Florida, and other states.

Save Our Schools

An AAUP delegation participated in the Save Our Schools conference and march in Washington, DC, July 28–30. Although the Save Our Schools movement focuses on K–12 education rather than higher education, its goals are closely aligned with those of the AAUP and the Campaign for the Future of Higher Education.

Campaign for the Future of Higher Ed Releases Report on Contingent Faculty

A new report out from the Campaign for the Future of Higher Education focuses on problems faced by contingent faculty and their students at the start of the term. The report is based on a survey by the New Faculty Majority of five hundred faculty members.

Report Finds Inadequate Conditions for Contingent Faculty

A new report from the Campaign for the Future of Higher Education (of which the AAUP is a member) focuses on problems faced by contingent faculty and their students at the start of the academic term.

Working Papers Examine Education Funding

The Campaign for the Future of Higher Education, of which the AAUP is a founding member, has released three working papers that address the problem of higher education funding. The papers explore different approaches to the issue, including funding sources, the possibility of free higher education, and the effects of recent cuts to higher education in California.

5th National Meeting of CFHE

Faculty and staff members from colleges and universities across the U.S. met in Ohio  to address the some of the toughest issues facing student success in America’s higher education system. The CFHE gathering looked at the problems with MOOCs and other more promising ways to use online teaching tools, including “hybrid” courses already in use at many colleges.

The Role of Profit in Online Education

A new report out from the Campaign for the Future of Higher Education, of which the AAUP is a part, examines the role of profit in online education.

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