Academic Freedom

Academic Freedom
Mar 28, 2014
Board chair at George Washington U. says shared governance policy review shed light on faculty "bullying" of those off the tenure track. But not everyone agrees with his analysis or solutions.

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April 18, 2014
New AAUP report accuses U. of Colorado-Boulder administrators of violating academic freedom in their reaction to a sexism investigation of philosophy department this year.
March 28, 2014
Board chair at George Washington U. says shared governance policy review shed light on faculty "bullying" of those off the tenure track. But not everyone agrees with his analysis or solutions.
January 14, 2014
Following recent open records requests targeting controversial professors at other institutions, UCLA releases statement to protect the privacy of scholarly communications.
January 8, 2014
Academic freedom watchdogs paid little attention to Louis Wozniak's case at U. of Illinois because it appeared he had due process. But was he treated fairly?
December 17, 2013
AAUP finds that professor was denied tenure for his role in a conflict between linguistics and TESL faculty, which helped prompt a faculty vote of no confidence in Northeastern Illinois U.'s president and provost.
October 18, 2013
Several professors recently have come under fire for communications with students they intended to remain private. But little is private in the Internet age, experts say.
September 25, 2013
Recent sanctions by colleges against faculty members have some calling for renewed discussion of when a professor should and shouldn't be removed from duty.
September 12, 2013
At U. of Oregon, some professors fear that administrators are using contract negotiations to undercut academic freedom rights.  
July 8, 2013
Eastman Chemical's lawsuit raises issues about academic and corporate research and conflicts of interest.
June 14, 2013
Collegiality is a sticky subject when it comes to personnel decisions. But some argue that a well-defined notion of collegiality could make for better department dynamics in the long run.

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