Welcome to the Champlain College American Association of University Professors Chapter! We are an Advocacy Chapter of a professional organization aiming to provide support for Faculty at Champlain College, in Burlington, Vermont.

The AAUP’s mission is to, in brief, “advance academic freedom and shared governance; to define fundamental professional values and standards for higher education; to promote the economic security of faculty… to ensure higher education’s contribution to the common good.”

This website is:

  • A place to discuss issues pertinent to Champlain College beyond the walls of the College.
  • A place to collect our thoughts, position statements, advice, and wisdom from our members.
  • A place to record our meetings and activities.

2020-2021 CCAAUP Officers

  • President: Gary Scudder, Ph.D.
  • Vice President: Eric Friedman, J.D.
  • Treasurer/Secretary: Sandy Zale, Ph.D.

Goals of the CCAAUP

  • Help the Champlain College Faculty voice needs and aims of Faculty in a forum and venue beyond the walls of Champlain College.
  • Offer comparative knowledge to inform decisions.
  • Advocate for Faculty needs.
  • Advance professional standards for Faculty at Champlain College.