The Manhattan College AAUP Advocacy Chapter


AAUP Policy Documents and Reports (The Red Book)

The seminal compilation of AAUP policies, which is a must-read for every faculty. Major groups of documents include:

  • Defining Academic Freedom and Tenure
  • Academic Due Process
  • College and University Government
  • Professional Ethics
  • Faculty Status
  • Budget Salaries and Benefits

1940 Statement of Principles on Academic Freedom and Tenure

Document based on the collaborative efforts from the American Association of University Professors (AAUP) and the Association of American Colleges (now the Association of American Colleges and Universities or AAC&U) that defines academic freedom and tenure, and its role in academic settings.

1966 Statement on Government of Colleges and Universities

Document that outlines shared governance between board members, administrators, and faculty.