ASEEES is committed as an organization to advocate and register its collective concern in matters regarding: 1) academic freedom in our field, whether these affect individuals or institutions; and 2) the threatened elimination or reduction of resources and/or institutions that are of importance to our field.
- ASEEES expresses deep concern over the Trump Administration's Executive Order restricting entry in the US, Jan. 31, 2017
- Action Alert to oppose elimination of the NEH, Jan. 25, 2017
- ASEEES joins Scholars at Risk Network, Jan. 16, 2017
- ASEEES expresses support for the European University at St. Petersburg, December 22, 2016
- Learned societies issues a joint statement of concern on Campu Carry law, November 30, 2015
- Action Alert to prevent deep cuts in Title VI and Fulbright-Hays programs, Aug. 18, 2015
- ASEEES co-signs a statement by AHA defending tenure and academic freedom in Wisconsin, June 11, 2015
- Dan Davidson, President of the American Councils for Internationl Education, testifies before the House Appropriations Subcommittee on State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs, March 30, 2015
- ASEEES President Catriona Kelly expresses condolences for the catastrophic fire at INION, Moscow, February 3, 2015
- ASEEES Board expresses concern regarding the arrest of Alexander Sodiqov, a U of Toronto PhD student who was conducting research in Tajikistan, June 23, 2014
- ASEEES President Stephen Hanson, with Henry Hale, pens a letter to The New York Times regarding the need for regional experts, March 12, 2014
- ASEEES urges Sec. John Kerry to restore funding for the Title VIII program. See Title VIII Cut Alert page for more info.
- ASEEES co-sponsors a Policy Conference on "Internationalization of U.S. Education in the 21st Century: The Future of International and Foreign Language Studies," April 11-13, 2014, College of William and Mary.
- ASEEES expresses concern regarding Russian prosecutors' actions requiring social research organizations that receive any international funding to register as "foreign agents", June 3, 2013.
- ASEEES expresses concern regarding the Coburn Amendment to the Continuing Appropriations Act of 2013 that would severely limit National Science Foundation funding for political science, April 11, 2013.
- Dan Davidson, President of the American Councils for Internationl Education, makes an oral statement before the US House of Representatives Committee on Appropriations, Subcommittee on State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs, requesting continued funding for Title VIII and other programs related to our world region, March 14, 2013.