Last updated on: 2/5/2009 | Author: ProCon.org

American Association of University Professors (AAUP) Biography

Position:
None Found to the question "Is the ACLU Good for America?"
Reasoning:

No position found as of June 2006

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Description:

“Founded in 1915, the AAUP has helped to shape American higher education by developing the standards and procedures that maintain quality in education and academic freedom in this country’s colleges and universities.”

“Mission and Description,” AAUP website (accessed Nov. 7, 2007)

Mission:

“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, and to ensure higher education’s contribution to the common good.”

“Mission and Description,” AAUP website (accessed Nov. 7, 2007)

Other:
Non-profit 501(c)(3) organization
Quoted in:
  1. Do University Regulations Against Offensive Speech Often Inhibit Freedom of Expression?