Issue Campaigns

Higher education is under unprecedented attacks. Learn more about these attacks and what you can do.

Campaign for the Future of Higher Ed

AAUP leaders have joined with faculty leaders from across the country and from many different organizations, in the Campaign for the Future of Higher Education, an initiative that will work to ensure the long-term survival of quality higher education

Intellectual Property at Risk

The AAUP has launched an educational campaign to inform faculty about their rights and to encourage faculty senates and contract negotiating teams to secure the rights the Supreme Court has confirmed.

Speak Up, Speak Out: Protect the Faculty Voice

 In the face of unprecedented threats to academic freedom at public colleges and universities, the AAUP has launched an awareness and action campaign called "Speak Up, Speak Out: Protect the Faculty Voice on Campus."

Public Employees and Higher Ed Under Fire

We are in the midst of an unprecedented coordinated attack on public employees. At the same time, government funding for higher education is being withdrawn, even as enrollments rise. And some administrators and boards of trustees are using financial uncertainty as an excuse to cut much more drastically than is necessary--often without real faculty input.