American association of university professors

Alternative names
Dates:
Active 1937
Active 1957

Biographical notes:

The national chapter of the American Association of University Professors (AAUP) was organized in 1915 to advance academic freedom, shared governance and to define fundamental professional values and standards for higher education. The first meeting of the AAUP at Central Washington University was held on October 14, 1954. Regular monthly meetings were held during the academic year to address faculty concerns with administrative decision-making and participative governance. Central Washington University continues to be an active member of the AAUP.

From the guide to the American Association of University Professors, Central Washington University Chapter Records, 1940-2004 (bulk 1953-1989), (Central Washington University Archives and Special Collections)

The purpose 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.

From the description of American Association of University Professors records, 1934-1953. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 84046546

From the description of American Association of University Professors records, 1927-1983. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 52444790

The American Association of University Professors' (AAUP) purpose 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. 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.

From the guide to the American Association of University Professors (UT Austin Chapter) Records AR 86-159., 1916-1983, (Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin)

AAUP's purpose 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.

[quoted from the AAUP website]

From the guide to the American Association of University Professors records, ., 1934-1953, (University Archives, Duke University.)



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Subjects:

  • Teaching, Freedom of
  • Colleges and Universities
  • Universities and colleges--Faculty--United States
  • Universities and colleges
  • Washington (State)
  • Central Washington University--History
  • American Association of University Professors--UT Austin Chapter.
  • Collective bargaining--College employees
  • Academic freedom
  • College teachers

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Places:

  • United States (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • Ellensburg (Wash.) (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)