The Biomedical and Health Sciences of New Jersey Council of AAUP Chapters represents the members of the several units of the health science schools of Rutgers and Rowan Universities in continual efforts to advance the cause of higher education and to improve conditions of faculty employment. The principal purpose of this Council is to work cooperatively to solve problems and take action with respect to matters of mutual concern, including:
- The maintenance and improvement of the quality of medical, dental and allied health education in New Jersey;
- The support of the principles and policies of AAUP, including academic freedom, shared governance, and tenure;
- The pursuit of quality and equity in academic employment relationships;
- The enhancement of the economic welfare and the work environment of the members of the Council of AAUP Chapters through collective negotiations and other mechanisms.