American Association of University Professors (AAUP)

The American Association of University Professors (AAUP) purpose is to advance academic freedom and shared governance, to define fundamental professional values and standards for higher education, and to ensure higher education's contribution to the common good.

Each year member institutions complete and submit the Faculty Compensation Survey which details financial information regarding faculty salary and benefits.  This information is then published in the March/April edition of Academe, "The Economic Status of the Profession."