Welcome to the AAUP UM-Flint Chapter,

AAUP Mission

(For full description see: AAUP Site)

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‚Äźdoctoral 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. 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.

Read more at www.AAUP.org

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Disclaimer: The UM-Flint AAUP is not a governance or official UM-Flint body. It is a professional association representing faculty on issues of governance and academic freedom in higher education. It produces scholarship and best practices on many matters relating to these areas. This website is for informational purposes only. Its advice, content, and links are to assist faculty with issues related to their employment in higher education. All information and advice should be verified by users, especially as related to individual grievances, concerns, or employment status. We endeavor to post up-to-date information, but interpretations and anecdotal experiences of university matters should be seen as personal, unverified perspectives. For the most accurate and official information see the university’s website pages and official offices. The UM-Flint AAUP officers, members, and chapter are not responsible for how users use the information on this website, or whether they choose to verify its efficacy. Advice and support offered through the chapter to UM-Flint faculty is on a volunteer basis–those parties are not responsible for any consequences derived from advice or information provided by the chapter or its members.