Voicing Our Values

Throughout the past year the Association of University Presses (AUPresses) has spoken out to signify our community’s integrity, stewardship of research, and abiding support of intellectual freedom as well as equity and inclusion:

AUPresses Condemns Police and White Supremacist Violence, June 2020
Coinciding with the release of our Statement on Equity and Anti-racism

AUPresses Defends First Amendment, June 2020
Joining a statement from National Coalition Against Censorship (NCAC), “Supporting the Free Press in Time of Crisis”

AUPresses Joins Denunciation of White House Conference, September 2020
Supporting the Statement on the Recent White House Conference on American History issued by the American Historical Association, an AUPresses member

AUPresses Statement on US Executive Order on Combatting Race and Sex Stereotyping, October 2020

AUPresses Joins in Protesting Censorship by Streaming Platforms, October 2020
Supporting an NCAC letter protesting the threat to academic freedom posed by Zoom, Facebook, and YouTube

AUPresses Corrects the Record in Response to US Copyright Office Study, October 2020

AUPresses Condemns Insurrectionist Violence at the US Capitol, January 2021

AUPresses Notes Deficiencies in the 1776 Commission’s Report, January 2021

AUPresses Statement on Anti-Asian Violence, March 2021