Higher Education

The AFT’s Real Solutions for Higher Education is a multiyear campaign to ensure higher education truly serves students and communities and to reclaim higher education as a public good.

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Our Issues

Increasing public funding for higher education will ensure everyone has the opportunity to access affordable, high-quality higher education.

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Our colleges and universities must be sites of robust debate, free expression, and the contest of ideas while ensuring a safe environment for all members of the campus community.

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Improving job security, pay, and professional respect for all faculty and staff, with the goal of ending contingency of employment, will strengthen our campuses and communities. 

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The AFT is committed to combating the most recent extremist attacks that seek to reverse decades of progress.

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Bringing experiential learning to all students can engage and empower them and make academic material more relevant.

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Upcoming Events

The AFT convention is hereby called to convene at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston, Texas, on Monday, July 22, 2024, at 9:30 a.m. and will remain in session until such time as it has given full consideration to such matters as legally may be brought before it.

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