Vanderbilt University’s chapter of the American Association of University Professors

We are members of the Vanderbilt University’s teaching staff and faculty committed to democratic governance and institutional policies that advance nondiscrimination and antiracism.

Latest Actions

Vanderbilt Instructors Call for University Administration to Rethink Campus Reopening

Press Release More than 400 Vanderbilt faculty, graduate student instructors, and other community members have signed a petition making eight demands related to the university’s response to the pandemic and the fall 2020 semester.

Petition to the Vanderbilt University Administration for a More Just, Equitable, and Safe Response to COVID-19

Risky for no reason? Faculty demand answers

Op-Ed Vanderbilt’s leadership has jeopardized our community’s safety by prioritizing in-person classes while ignoring faculty concerns.

VAAUP Statement on ICE International Student Policy

Statement The Vanderbilt chapter of the AAUP  denounces US Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s announced policy to deport students enrolled in online classes. Its members now insist that Vanderbilt do everything in its power to prevent the deportation of international students and protect public health and safety on campus.