ASSOCIATION OF AMERICAN UNIVERSITIES www.aau.edu 1200 New York Avenue, NW Suite 550 Washington, DC 20005 202.408.7500 202.408.8184 fax April, 2013 With the endorsement of its Executive Committee, the Association of American Universities (AAU) adopted the following statement. Academic Principles: A Brief Intro
Intellectual pluralism and academic freedom are central principles of American higher education. Recently, these issues have captured the attention of the media, political leaders and those in the academy.This is not the first time in the nation's history that these issues have become public controversies, but the current interest in intellectual discourse on campus suggests that the meaning of these terms, and the rights and responsibilities of individual members of the campus community,should be reiterated..
Excerpt from Minutes of the Association of American Universities, April 29-30, 1964 2. Committee on Policy Statement for Faculty Recruitment The chairman of the Committee, Mr. Goheen, reported there had been several technical changes in the statement submitted to members at the last meeting and copies of the redrafted
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