Fighting to Protect—and Define—Academic Freedom
Each time a scholar is shouted down, denied a visa, arrested, or killed for her or his views, the space for inquiry and expression shrinks. And each time we in the academic world stand silent, the likelihood of future violations increases.
Brazil’s Far-Right President, University Autonomy, and Academic Freedom
Attacks on higher education did not begin with Bolsonaro's election, but they are intensifying under his regime.
Knowledge for the Common Good
This article is a version of the author’s plenary presentation on Friday, June 14, 2019, at the AAUP’s Annual Conference on the State of Higher Education.
Political Interference with Academic Freedom and Free Speech at Public Universities
The suppression of academic work critical of government policies is a threat both to public universities and to American democracy.
Rebuilding “Iowa Nice” in Shared Governance: From Sanction to Collaboration
After the AAUP sanctioned the University of Iowa, faculty formed a committee to address governance concerns—and succeeded in having the sanction lifted.

Chapter Profile

Plymouth State University AAUP
A profile of the Plymouth State University AAUP collective bargaining chapter in New Hampshire.

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