AAUP TEXAS TECH CHAPTER
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Statement of Purpose
The primary objective
of the Chapter shall be the furtherance of the Association's purpose: to
develop and strengthen the professional concept of teaching and research; to
promote the interests of higher education; and in general to increase the
usefulness and advance the standards and ideals of the profession.
The principal functions of the
(a) to consider questions of general interest to college and
(b) to consider current local questions of educational
method or policy or of professional obligation and privilege;
(c) to serve as a
nucleus of faculty members for the purpose of initiating faculty action on specific
(d) to take action upon specific matters of Association business submitted
to the Chapter by the council or the officers of the national organization;
to cooperate with the officers of the national organization in dealing with
professional problems in order that the Association may be as representative of
the profession as possible.