AAC&U Endorses AAUP Statement in Defense of Knowledge and Higher Education

Thursday, January 9, 2020 - 11:15

AAC&U has formally endorsed a statement by the American Association of University Professors that argues for the importance of expert knowledge and the higher education institutions that produce and transmit it. Addressing an ongoing movement to attack the disciplines and higher education institutions, the statement defends the critical role these institutions perform in producing the knowledge that sustains American democracy, especially in this moment of intense global instability.