The NCC AAUP Advocacy Chapter (NAAC) is focused on the policies and standards that promote the integrity of the professoriate. The NAAC will work to advance shared governance, academic freedom, educational equality, and the hiring of a diverse full time faculty.

As stated by the AAUP in its Mission Statement:

“The mission of the American Association of University Professors (AAUP) is to advance academic freedom and shared governance; to define fundamental professional values and standards for higher education; to promote the economic security of faculty, academic professionals, graduate students, post‐doctoral fellows, and all those engaged in teaching and research in higher education; to help the higher education community organize to make our goals a reality; and to ensure higher education’s contribution to the common good.”