The NYU-AAUP is based at the University’s New York City campus. Our primary goals are to encourage faculty participation in governance at New York University, to defend academic freedom at NYU and throughout academia, to protect and advance the professional status and interests of all faculty and researchers in colleges, universities, and professional schools. Membership is open to all current and retired facultyregardless of rank or type of appointmentand to current graduate students, across the University and its global academic network.