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Faculty Speech after the 2016 Election

Frequently Asked Questions for Faculty in the Wake of the 2016 Election

Recently, the United States has experienced an unprecedented spike in hate crimes and threats, both physical and verbal, on college and university campuses. The AAUP and the American Federation of Teachers have prepared this document to address frequently asked questions about discussing the 2016 election in the classroom, responding to intimidation and threats, supporting the establishment of “sanctuary campuses,” and other issues.