• Join us at the 2015 Summer Institute, cosponsored by the AAUP and the AAUP-CBC, for an intensive, four-day series of workshops and seminars held at the University of Denver from July 23 to July 26.

  • Through the One Faculty campaign, AAUP staff, leaders, and members are working together to develop tools that faculty can use on our campuses to gain concrete improvements in job security and working conditions for faculty on contingent appointments.

  • The current issue focuses on the AAUP's centennial and looks back at the Association’s work over the past century.

  • The AAUP Assembly AAUP Assembly of State Conferences will present a regional workshop series at Georgia State University in the 8th floor conference room of the SunTrust Building on March 7, 2015.

  • Join your colleagues for the AAUP’s Annual Conference on the State of Higher Education and the annual business meeting of the AAUP.

National Adjunct Walkout Day


Dozens of AAUP chapters conducted tabling, held teach-ins, lobby days, films screenings, and other activities as part of National Adjunct Walkout Day on February 25. The day, a grassroots effort, highlighted adjunct faculty labor issues and focused on providing fair wages and better working conditions for adjuncts.

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The Redbook Is Here!

The eleventh edition of the AAUP's Policy Documents & Reports (known as the Redbook) is now available from Johns Hopkins University Press! The new edition has been thoroughly updated and contains core AAUP policy statements as well as new reports on timely topics.

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Organizing

Our local toolkit contains information on how to start an AAUP chapter on your campus, plus members-only resources to help local AAUP leaders build strong chapters and conferences, work with state and local governments, communicate effectively, and plan events. 

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Resources

  • Academe Magazine
    Feature articles, columns, and book reviews exploring developments in higher education.
  • Redbook
    The AAUP's key reports and policy documents.
  • Salary Survey
    The AAUP's annual report on faculty compensation.
  • Guidebooks
    Advice on navigating faculty handbooks, the FMLA, and more.

The AAUP today sent a letter to South Carolina legislators urging them to reject a panel’s proposal to close South Carolina State University (SCSU), which was founded in 1896, and is the state’s only publicly funded historically Black university.

Externally funded centers must be free to sponsor curricular and extracurricular programs and provide services to the public across the broadest range of perspectives and approaches.

AAUP chapters across the country conducted tabling, held teach-ins, lobby days, films screenings, and other activities as part of National Adjunct Walkout Day on February 25.

The AAUP seeks a book review editor for Academe, our bimonthly magazine. The book review editor’s primary responsibilities include identifying books for review, soliciting book reviews, and editing first drafts of reviews for content.

One former adjunct describes a system that's untenable in the Washington Post.

Following the publication of President Harker’s OpEd in the Philadelphia Inquirer, faculty members across campus were justifiably offended by its characterization of higher education in general, and, specifically, the faculty, students, and of the University of Delaware.

Hank Reichman, AAUP first vice president and chair of the AAUP's Committee A on Academic Freedom and Tenure,  calls this troubling because it at least appears that it will be led by the administration and is motivated by saving costs.

“They want universities to do all this research because they believe it helps drive economic development, but on the other hand, they think faculty should spend 100 percent of their time teaching students,” said Fichtenbaum. “You can’t have it both ways, especially at a major research institution where research is probably as much a part of the mission as teaching students.”

March 7, 2015

The AAUP Assembly AAUP Assembly of State Conferences will present a regional workshop series at Georgia State University in the 8th floor conference room of the SunTrust Building on March 7, 2015.

March 27, 2015

A meeting of the AAUP's Executive Committee.

April 14, 2015

How to Read a Faculty Handbook

April 18, 2015

The AAUP-CBC Spring Regional Meeting will be at the University of Cincinnati in 400B of the Tangeman University Center from 9:00am-4pm on Saturday, April 18th.

The January - February  issue of Academe focuses on the AAUP's centennial and looks back at the Association’s work over the past century.

The AAUP Journal of Academic Freedom—a peer-reviewed, online, open access publication—seeks scholarly submissions for its 2015 volume.

The AAUP Annual Conference on the State of Higher Education will be held June 11–14, 2015, in conjunction with the AAUP Annual Meeting in Washington, DC. March 15, 2015 is the deadline for all presenters to register.

If you are an AAUP member who would prefer to read Academe online, consider opting out of the print edition. Opt out of the print edition by filling out this form.