UNCC AAUP Mission Statement

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.

UNCC AAUP Chapter Memos

UNCC AAUP Chapter Meetings

AAUP Principles and Standards for COVID-19 Crisis

UNCC AAUP Initiatives

Living Wage

to promote the economic security and rights of faculty, graduate students, staff, and hourly workers, all of whom are essential to the university

Shared Governance

to preserve higher education’s core mission and values through genuine shared governance

Academic Freedom

to protect academic freedom for the purpose of ensuring the university's mission to enhance the common good

Resisting corporatization

to support educators, not corporate leaders, in guiding the UNC system and its campuses

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