2017 Media Releases

04.11.2017 | Colleges Balancing Books on Backs of Part-Time Faculty, Out-of-State Students

This year's Annual Report on the Economic Status of the Profession is based on the largest faculty compensation survey in the United States. Beyond looking at faculty compensation based on rank, gender, and regional variation, it highlights state appropriations trends based on political control and examines the unsustainable practice of out-of-state students subsidizing state schools.

03.29.2017 | Academic Freedom Violations Found at Community College of Aurora

The AAUP investigated the case of a part-time faculty member fired by Colorado’s Community College of Aurora in disregard of basic principles and standards of academic freedom.

01.30.2017 | Stand Against the Muslim Ban

The AAUP strongly opposes Donald Trump's unconstitutional and discriminatory ban on entry into the United States for people from some Muslim-majority countries. Large numbers of our students and faculty members are affected by the administration’s ill-considered executive order, which violates so many American traditions and beliefs.