The University of Iowa

Why Join?

Membership in the AAUP provides:

  • A subscription to the journal Academe, featuring articles on current issues in higher education.
  • Access to AAUP reports and publications containing data and analysis regarding the current state of higher education.
  • A voice for faculty in government, the judiciary, and accreditation and regulatory agencies.
  • Assistance for faculty members facing career-threatening difficulties.

For more information, see the national AAUP website:

The Iowa State Conference

The Chapter is a member of the Iowa State Conference. Statewide conference meetings are held each fall and spring at rotating locations. The state conference newsletter, the Iowa Academe, is sent to all chapter members.






“Thank the unions for the 40-hour work week; thank the AAUP for tenure.”