American Association of University Professors


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‐doctoral 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. 


AAUP Indiana State Press Release


Contact: Shelley Arvin (

The Indiana State University chapter of the American Association of University Professors (AAUP) join the other Indiana University AAUP chapters and the Indiana State University Faculty Senate in opposing Indiana Senate Bill 202.

Passed by AAUP-Indiana State University Executive Committee 2/16/24 (Printable Copy)


References to other Statements and Resolutions:

Indiana State University Faculty Senate Resolution on SB 202

Joint Statement of IU-Bloomington and Purdue-West Lafayette AAUP Chapters on Senate Bill 202

AAUP Ball State Statement on Indiana SB 202

Indiana AAUP (ICAAUP) SB 202 resources


It is also time to join or renew membership with AAUP! Memberships run from 1 September to 31 August. Affiliation with the ISU Chapter of AAUP is $10 to be paid to the ISU AAUP Treasurer Shelley Arvin and does not require or include a national membership. ISU membership lists are unpublished. National AAUP membership information is available at

For further information, contact Shelley Arvin, Treasurer of AAUP~ISU Chapter at or 812-237-2605

To notify the ISU AAUP of any issues relating to academic freedom and shared governance or for more information, please contact Shelley Arvin, Officer of the AAUP~ISU Chapter.