Endorsers of the 1940 Statement

The following scholarly and educational organizations have endorsed the 1940 Statement of Principles on Academic Freedom and Tenure, which was jointly issued by the AAUP and the American Association of Colleges and Universities and which forms the basis of many institutions' policies. 

Alphabetical Listing of Endorsers

Academic Senate for California Community Colleges 1996
Academic Senate of the California State University 2004
Academy of Legal Studies in Business 1971
Academy of Management 1965
Acoustical Society of America 2015
African Studies Association 1975
Agricultural and Applied Economic Association 1962
Agricultural History Society 2004
American Academy for Jewish Research 2014
American Academy of Religion 1967
American Anthropological Association 1970
American Association for Applied Linguistics 1986
American Association for Cancer Education 1986
American Association for Chinese Studies 1968
American Association for Clinical Chemistry 1988
American Association for the Advancement of Slavic Studies 1967
American Association for Higher Education and Accreditation 1950
American Association for Italian Studies 2014
American Association for the History of Medicine 2000
American Association for Ukrainian Studies 2014
American Association of Colleges and Universities 1941
American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education 1950
American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy 1967
American Association of Geographers 1963
American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists 1988
American Association of Philosophy Teachers 2015
American Association of Physicists in Medicine 1990
American Association of Physics Teachers 1982
American Association of Teachers of Arabic 1994
American Association of Teachers of French 1968
American Association of Teachers of German 1985
American Association of Teachers of Italian 1985
American Association of Teachers of Japanese 1994
American Association of Teachers of Slavic and East European Languages 1986
American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese 1969
American Association of University Professors 1941
American Catholic Historical Association 1966
American Catholic Philosophical Association 1966
American Chemical Society 1977
American Classical League 1974
American Comparative Literature Association 1974
American Conference for Irish Studies 1999
American Council of Learned Societies 1963
American Council of Teachers of Russian 1994
American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages 2005
American Culture Association 1999
American Dialect Society 1968
American Economic Association 1962
American Educational Research Association, 2014
American Educational Studies Association 2007
American Finance Association 1967
American Folklore Society 1975
American Historical Association 1961
American Institute of Biological Sciences 1975
American Institute of Chemists 1985
American Jewish Historical Society 2001
American Journalism Historians Association 2024
American Library Association (adapted for librarians) 1946
American Mathematical Society 1967
American Musicological Society 1969
American Oriental Society 2023
American Philosophical Association*** 1974
*** Endorsed by the Association’s Western Division in 1952, Eastern Division in 1953, and Pacific Division in 1962 
American Physical Therapy Association 1979
American Physiological Society  2006
American Political Science Association 1947
American Psychological Association 1961
American Real Estate and Urban Economics Association 1969
American Risk and Insurance Association 1965
American Society for Aesthetics 1992
American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies 1992
American Society for Engineering Education 2024
American Society for Environmental History 2024
American Society for Legal History 1977
American Society for Theatre Research 1990
American Society of Agronomy 1990
American Society of Church History 1986
American Society of Comparative Law  2022
American Society of Criminology 2001
American Society of Plant Biologists 1968
American Society of Plant Taxonomists 2006
American Sociological Association 1963
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association 1968
American Statistical Association 1975
American Studies Association 1963
American Theatre and Drama Society 2014
Americans for the Arts 1972
Animal Behavior Society 1990
Archaeological Institute of America 1964
Arizona-Nevada Academy of Science 1965
Association for Asian Studies 1975
Association for Canadian Studies in the United States 1999
Association for Communication Administration 1981
Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication 1966
Association for Ethnic Studies 1999
Association for Jewish Studies 1976
Association for Psychological Science 1989
Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management 2024
Association for Research on Ethnicity and Nationalism in the Americas 2006
Association for Social Economics 1967
Association for Spanish and Portuguese Historical Studies 1976
Association for Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies1986
Association for Symbolic Logic 2000
Association for the Advancement of Baltic Studies 1994
Association for the Sociology of Religion 1967
Association for the Study of African American Life and History 2024
Association for the Study of Higher Education 1988
Association for the Study of the Arts of the Present 2024
Association for Theatre in Higher Education 1999
Association for Women in Mathematics 1997
Association of American Geographers 1963
Association of American Law Schools 1946
Association of Ancient Historians 1999
Association of Black Sociologists 2005
Association of College and Research Libraries 2007
Association of Literary Scholars and Critics 2006
Association of Schools of Journalism and Mass Communication 1971
Association of Social and Behavioral Scientists 1968
Association of Theological Schools 1970
Austrian Studies Association 2024
Central European History Society 2014
Central States Communication Association 2014
Chinese Historians in the United States 2001
Chinese Language Teachers Association 2014
Circle for Asian American Literary Studies 2024
Classical Association of the Middle West and South 1964
College Art Association 1970
College English Association 1968
College Forum of the National Council of Teachers of English 2006
College Language Association 1973
College Theology Society 1967
Committee on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender History 2015
Community College Humanities Association 2002
Coordinating Council for Women in History 2014
Council for Chemical Research 1988
Council of Academic Programs in Communication Sciences and Disorders 1996
Council of Colleges of Arts and Sciences 1992
Council of Independent Colleges 1965
Council of Teachers of Southeast Asian Languages 1994
Council on Social Work Education 1967
Crop Science Society of America 1990
Czechoslovak Studies Association 2007
Dante Society of America 1980
Dictionary Society of North America 2005
Eastern Communication Association 1999
Eastern Finance Association 1968
Eastern Psychological Association 1950
Eastern Sociological Society 2001
Ecological Society of America 2014
Economic History Association 2015
German Studies Association, 2006
History of Education Society 1969
History of Science Society 1987
Illinois Community College Faculty Association 1990
Immigration and Ethnic History Society 2002
Institute for American Religious and Philosophical Thought 2014
International Society of  Protistologists 1990
Italian American Studies Association 2014
John Dewey Society 1967
Labor and Working-Class History Association 2014
Latin American Studies Association 1992
Law and Society Association 2006
Linguistic Society of America 1975
Mathematical Association of America 1965
Medieval Academy of America 1990
Metaphysical Society of America 1977
Middle East Studies Association 1982
Midwestern Psychological Association, 2014
Midwest Sociological Society 1963
Modern Greek Studies Association 2014
Modern Language Association 1962
Modernist Studies Association 2014
Mormon History Association 2024
Mountain-Plains Philosophical Conference 1966
National Association of Professors of Hebrew 2014
National Coalition for History 2006
National College Physical Education Association for Men 1969
National Collegiate Honors Council 2021
National Communication Association 1981
National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education 2005
National Council for the Social Studies 1996
National Council of Less Commonly Taught Languages 2014
National Council of Teachers of English 1991
National Council on Family Relations 2024
National Council on Public History 2006
National Education Association 1985
National Science Teaching Association 1989
National Women's Studies Association  2006
New England Historical Association 2001
New York State Mathematics Association of Two-Year Colleges 1972
Nineteenth Century Studies Association 2017
North American Conference on British Studies 1975
North Central Sociological Association 1980
Oral History Association 1987
Organization of American Historians 1963
Pacific Sociological Association 2009 
Paleontological Society, 2014
Pennsylvania Historical Association 1973 
Phi Beta Kappa Society 1968
Philosophy of Time Society 1998
Polish American Historical Society 2024
Population Association of America 2014
Renaissance Society of America 1989
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association 1974
Rocky Mountain Psychological Association 2024
Shakespeare Association of America 2024
Sixteenth-Century Society and Conference 1975
Slovak Studies Association 2024
Social Welfare History Group 2024
Society for Applied Anthropology 2006
Society for Armenian Studies 2006
Society for Biodemography and Social Biology 2005
Society for Buddhist-Christian Studies 2005
Society for Cinema and Media Studies 1992
Society for Classical Studies 1963
Society for Ethnomusicology 1990
Society for French Historical Studies 1987
Society for German-American Studies  2001
Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations, 2006
Society for Historians of the Gilded Age and Progressive Era 2001
Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics 2006
Society for Italian Historical Studies 2014
Society for Mathematical Psychology 2014
Society for Military History 2006
Society for Music Theory 2006
Society for Neuroscience 1989
Society for Philosophy in the Contemporary World 1999
Society for Psychophysiological Research, 2014
Society for Research in Child Development 2024
Society for Romanian Studies 2014
Society for Seventeenth-Century Music 2024
Society for Textual Scholarship 2014
Society for the Advancement of Scandinavian Study 2006
Society for the History of Children and Youth 2014
Society for the History of Technology 2006
Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues 2014
Society for the Scientific Study of Religion 2001
Society for the Study of Early Modern Women and Gender 2024
Society for the Study of Social Problems 2005
Society for the Study of the Multi-Ethnic Literature of the United States 2014
Society of American Archivists 1966
Society of American Historians 2024
Society of Architectural Historians 1975
Society of Biblical Literature 1989
Society of Christian Ethics 1968
Society of Civil War Historians 2014
Society of Dance History Scholars  2006 
Society of Historians of East European, Eurasian, and Russian Art and Architecture 2024
Society of Professors of Education 1970
Sociologists for Women in Society, 2014
Soil Science Society of America 1990
South Atlantic Modern Language Association 1967
South Central Modern Language Association 1964
Southeastern Psychological Association 1966
Southeastern Women's Studies Association, 2009
Southern Economic Association 1963
Southern Historical Association 1963
Southern Management Association 1964
Southern Society for Philosophy and Psychology 1953
Southern States Communication Association 1966
Southwest Academy of Management 2024
Southwestern Philosophical Society 1964
Southwestern Social Science Association 1964 
Texas Association of College Teachers 1976
Texas Association of Colleges for Teacher Education 1977
Texas Community College Teachers Association 1970
Texas Library Association 1977
University and College Labor Education Association 1989
University Film and Video Association 1968
Urban History Association, 2014
Western History Association 1966
Western Society for French History 2024
Western States Communication Association 1976
World Communication Association 1999
World History Association 2014