COVID Resources

The NYS AAUP is closely monitoring the COVID-19 crisis in higher education and
will continue to update this page as new information and resources become available.

Please contact NYSC AAUP Executive Director Sally Dear-Healey (sdearhealeyaaup@gmail.com) to suggest resources for this page or to share news of your chapter’s actions.

AAUP PRINCIPLES AND STANDARDS FOR THE COVID-19 CRISIS: https://www.aaup.org/aaup-principles-and-standards-covid-19-crisis

ADDITIONAL AAUP STATEMENTS AND GUIDANCE (contains a list of AAUP Member Webinars, AAUP Chapter Actions, information shared by AAUP’s organizing partner the AFT, as well as a list of resources from faculty, other organizations, the U.S. Government and the World Health Organization):  https://www.aaup.org/issues/coronavirus-resources

“‘LET’S TALK’ – COVID-19 AND CONTINGENTS” TOWN HALL WEBINAR (NYSC AAUP) (4/29/2020): https://nyscaaup.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/COVID-19-and-Contingents.pdf.

NYSC AAUP RELEASES REPORT: “Management in Place of Leadership: Report on Covid-19 Campus Response Survey”: https://nyscaaup.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/08/Final-Report-Campus-COVID-Response-Survey-F.pdf

NYS AAUP “STATEMENT OF CONCERN RELATED TO UNIVERSITY AND COLLEGE RESPONSES TO THE COVID-19 CRISIS IN NEW YORK STATE”: https://nyscaaup.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/08/Statement-of-Concern-Related-to-University-and-College-Responses-to-the-Covid-19-Crisis-in-NYS-8.12.2020-F.pdf

FINANCIAL EXIGENCY AND PROGRAM ELIMINATION DURING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC (AAUP National Resource): Provides an overview of recommended AAUP-supported standards on financial exigency and program elimination that should be included in faculty handbooks and collective bargaining agreements.

DIGITAL ENGAGEMENT AND MOBILIZATION DURING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC (AAUP National Resource): Addresses tactics and tools for improving digital engagement, never more important as traditional field organizing is limited by quaranteees and closures: