“A war on higher education in our state” NC faculty group pens open letter opposing slate of higher ed-related bills

April 26, 2023 1 min read

“A war on higher education in our state” NC faculty group pens open letter opposing slate of higher ed-related bills

by Joe Killian, NC Newsline

 

The North Carolina chapter of the American Association of University Professors released an open letter Wednesday opposing a slate of higher education-related bills the group says will threaten academic freedom, diversity efforts and non-partisan university governance.

The letter, like the open letter from more than 670 faculty members at UNC-Chapel Hill this week, opposes the expansion of powers of the North Carolina General Assembly and its political appointees and the marginalizing of faculty and campus-level administration. AAUP represents faculty across the 17-campus UNC System and, at the national level, tens of thousands of faculty across the country.


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