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COVID19

AFT and AAUP Principles for Higher Education Response to COVID-19

The AAUP, together with its organizing partner the American Federation of Teachers, has formulated principles to guide higher education's response to COVID-19.

AAUP Offers Guidance for Reopening Campuses

The AAUP has issued guidance on reopening campuses for our chapters, faculty governing bodies, and administrations. The guidance, which is consistent with existing AAUP policies and standards, emphasizes the health and safety of students, faculty, and staff and the importance of faculty involvement in decisions related to instruction.

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Principles of Academic Governance during the COVID-19 Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic must not become the occasion for administrations or governing boards to jettison normative principles of academic governance.

AAUP Adds University of Akron to COVID-19 Governance Investigation

The University of Akron has been added to the AAUP’s ongoing investigation of the crisis in academic governance that has occurred in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. The Association’s concerns regard actions taken by the University of Akron administration to terminate the appointments of ninety-six full-time faculty members in a manner that appears to have departed from normative standards of academic governance.

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