COVID-19 Resource Page for Higher Ed

As COVID-19 (coronavirus) becomes an increasingly global threat, colleges and universities have been instituting preventative measures: making plans for online instruction while cancelling conferences, study abroad programs, spring break trips, and athletic events.The AAUP has been monitoring the coronavirus outbreak and will continue to update a page of resources for AAUP members and others in the higher education community at

The AAUP emphasizes the need for governmental responses to COVID-19 to be guided by expert knowledge and stresses the importance of faculty participation in the development of institutional responses to the coronavirus. As our Statement on Government of Colleges and Universities observes, the faculty has primary responsibility in areas such as curriculum, methods of instruction, and aspects of student life that relate to the educational process.

Publication Date: 
Thursday, March 5, 2020