AAUP Releases Report on Investigation at Vermont Law School

Investigators found "restructuring" at law school violated standards of academic governance.

Taking on the Privatization Trend in Higher Ed

Education Not Privatization

Check out our toolkit and learn how you can get involved in making sure that higher education serves the common good, not private profit.

Unacceptable Attacks on Science

Read the AAUP's statement about Trump's attacks on research regarding Hurricane Maria and Puerto Rico.

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.

Join the fight for academic freedom and faculty voice!

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