Founded in 1983, the Nevada Faculty Alliance and its chapters represent professional employees within all eight institutions in the Nevada System of Higher Education. NFA is the Nevada affiliate of the American Association of University Professors. the oldest national organization advocating for higher education as a common good, academic freedom, and shared governance. Through AAUP, the NFA is affiliated with the American Federation of Teachers/AFL-CIO with other 300,000 members in higher education.
The NFA-AAUP-AFT is the collective bargaining representative for the faculty at Truckee Meadows Community College, Western Nevada College, and College of Southern Nevada. The NFA has advocacy chapters at Great Basin College, Nevada State College, University of Nevada, Las Vegas and University of Nevada, Reno.
What We Do
The NFA advocates for quality education for the common good of our communities by promoting dialogue, and effective policies and procedures based on these core principles:
We work to empower faculty members to be fully engaged in our mission to help students succeed.
The NFA represents all eight institutions in the Nevada System of Higher Education, advocating on behalf of faculty and professional staff, and on behalf of more than 100,000 students who call Nevada home. Chapter contact information.