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Statement on Academic Rights and Responsibilities

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Statement on Academic Rights and Responsibilities

June 23, 2005

Statement from 26 leading higher education associations reaffirming that intellectual pluralism and academic freedom are central principles of American higher
education. The groups signing the statement include:

  • American Association of Community Colleges
  • American Association of State Colleges and Universities
  • American Association of University Professors
  • American Council on Education
  • American Dental Education Association
  • Association of American Colleges and Universities
  • Association of American Law Schools
  • Association of American Universities
  • Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities
  • Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges
  • Association of Higher Education Facilities Officers
  • Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities
  • The College Board
  • College Student Educators International
  • College and University Professional Association for Human Resources
  • Council for Advancement and Support of Education
  • Council for Christian Colleges and Universities
  • Council for Higher Education Accreditation
  • Council for Opportunity in Education
  • Council of Graduate Schools
  • Council of Independent Colleges
  • EDUCAUSE
  • National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities
  • National Association of State Universities and Land-Grant Colleges
  • National Association of Student Personnel Administrators
  • University Continuing Education Association 

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