About the AAUP

The AAUP’s mission is to advance academic freedom and shared governance, define fundamental professional values and standards for higher education, and ensure higher education’s contribution to the common good. The AAUP chapter at the University of Colorado at Boulder endeavors to protect the academic freedom, shared governance, and due process rights of faculty at CU, both on and off the tenure track.

The officers of the AAUP chapter of the University of Colorado at Boulder:



President: Marki LeCompte, Professor, School of Education





Vijay K. Gupta


Vice President: Vijay Gupta, Professor, College of Engineering and Applied Science




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Secretary: Suzanne Hudson, Instructor, Program for Writing and Rhetoric







Treasurer: Don Eron, Senior Instructor, Program for Writing and Rhetoric