Live from the AAUP's Annual Conference

Watch 4 Facebook Live presentations from the annual conference on the state of higher education.

AAUP & AAC&U release statement calling for the protection of liberal arts disciplines

Sign on to our statement which pushes back against ideas that higher education should amount to narrow vocational training.

AAUP Releases Report on UNL Case

An investigative report is out in a case that crystallizes the current right-wing assault on higher education.

Free Speech on Campus

"Campus free-speech" bills are on the rise in state legislatures around the country. Learn more about the issue and access our toolkit now.

Turning Point on Campus

Check out our toolkits explaining the organization behind the Professor Watchlist and what to do if they're active on your campus.



One Faculty, One Resistance

Democracy thrives on dissent, critical inquiry, free speech, and free research. Today more than ever, these things are under attack. Academics are being targeted and harassed and the freedom to join together on the job is in jeopardy. Producers of independent thought and knowledge, including faculty, scientists, and journalists, are threatened. Join the resistance.

Featured Campaigns

We Fight Targeted Harassment of Faculty

Placed on watchlists. Harassed on social media. Threatened. This is becoming normal in an environment increasingly hostile to faculty. Find out how you can join the campaign against faculty harassment on your campus and across the country.

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We Promote Academic Freedom in the Classroom

Proposed legislation that would ban teaching about social justice. Surreptitious filming of classes. Threats to withhold funding from public institutions over controversial courses. Academic freedom in the classroom is under attack like never before. Join the fight to protect it.

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We Fight Political Interference

Legislation designed to take decision making power away from campus communities is being proposed in more and more states, ranging from attacks on academic unions to the elimination of tenure at public institutions to restriction to what can be taught. The need for concerted action to protect academic independence and faculty voice is urgent. Get involved now.

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We Unite Faculty

Attacks on academic unions, faculty governance, or other groups to exercise a voice on their campus are concerted and widespread. Learn how we can join together to protect your right to be heard in the workplace.

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We Protect the Right to Conduct Research Freely

Freedom in research is fundamental to the advancement of truth. In an increasingly divisive political environment research funding comes with more strings attached and faces hostile cuts. Take a stand to protect freedom in research.

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