AAUP

The PSU-AAUP is the local chapter of the American Association of University Professors (AAUP) at Plymouth State University.

If you are a tenure track professor at Plymouth State University and wish to join our local union, please visit https://plymouth-aaup.org/why-join-psu-aaup-now/

To learn more about the national AAUP organization, visit https://www.aaup.org/

The mission of the American Association of University Professors (AAUP) is to advance academic freedom and shared governance; to define fundamental professional values and standards for higher education; to promote the economic security of faculty, academic professionals, graduate students, post‐doctoral fellows, and all those engaged in teaching and research in higher education; to help the higher education community organize to make our goals a reality; and to ensure higher education’s contribution to the common good. Below are some key policy statements and documents from the AAUP Redbook:

1915 Declaration of Principles on Academic Freedom and Academic Tenure

1940 Statement of Principles on Academic Freedom & Tenure

Statement on Collective Bargaining

Statement on Academic Government for Institutions Engaged in Collective Bargaining

Joint Statement on Faculty Status of College and University Librarians

 

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