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The AAUP office reopened on September 7, 2021. Contact information for all staff, including those working remotely or on a hybrid schedule, is available here



Upcoming Events


Financial exigency, force majeure, program cuts, reduction in force—these are the challenges that faculty governance has faced during the COVID-19 pandemic. As a recent AAUP report detailed, some administrations effected drastic responses to the pandemic with little or no consultation with the faculty even where austerity and emergency measures had dramatic effects on the curriculum and faculty status, areas traditionally considered the faculty’s primary responsibility. This beginner-level session will help you understand the AAUP’s recommended standards for faculty governance.


Leaders of collective bargaining chapters are invited to share their work on campus and learn from other AAUP chapter leaders. Register



This training will give an overview of running an effective state-level lobbying program. We’ll also discuss legislation we are seeing in many states that seeks to restrict teaching about race and history. It is intended for chapter and conference leaders who are interested in starting or jumpstarting a state-level lobbying program.


In this training for chapter and conference leaders, we’ll give an overview of a media program, discuss amplifying your message, compiling press lists, building relationships, sending press releases, and general messaging best practices. We’ll also go over spokesperson best practices and techniques.

This webinar is intended for chapters and conferences that are beginning or restarting a media outreach program. Register here (login required).

11.20.2021 to 11.21.2021
The Madison Hotel
1177 15th Street NW
Washington DC

A meeting of the AAUP's national Council.


Do you want to grow your AAUP chapter? Have you ever wondered how your chapter can organize to make lasting changes to the status-quo on campus? This webinar discusses how you can grow your chapter’s membership and build power through issue organizing, as well as best practices for developing chapter leaders, building an organizing committee, and how person-to-person organizing will help you identify and tackle pressing issues your colleagues care about.