Academic freedom

Augustana retreat an exercise in collective governance

Smart Title: 

Augustana College president tries to give professors a voice in institutional governance at a time when faculty members across the country feel marginalized.

Iowa State cancels class on Biblical insights for business

Smart Title: 

After a faculty campaign, university calls off a class on applying the Bible to business.

Harvard kills courses by controversial summer school instructor

Smart Title: 

Harvard faculty decides that a controversial economist's statements about Muslims were so offensive that his normal summer school courses should be eliminated.

Report accuses U. Colorado at Boulder administration of violating academic freedom in reaction to sexism probe

Smart Title: 

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.

Virginia's high court protects privacy of researcher's emails

Smart Title: 

Virginia's Supreme Court says U. of Virginia was within its rights under state law not to release emails of climate change researcher.

Facing legislative pressure, South Carolina Upstate calls off lesbian humor performance

Smart Title: 

U. of South Carolina Upstate -- facing legislative anger over planned performance by lesbian humorist -- calls off event.

U. of Tennessee staffer fired for Facebook use sues institution

Smart Title: 

A former University of Tennessee staffer takes the institution to court over online comments about a dirty microwave oven.

Jury backs claim of conservative professor that he was denied promotion because of his views

Smart Title: 

Federal jury backs conservative academic who says he was denied promotion to full professor because of his political views.

Brown releases analysis of how a lecture got canceled due to protests

Smart Title: 

Brown U. releases report on the disrupted appearance by Ray Kelly, detailing numerous unsuccessful efforts to win over protesters.

Court ruling takes stand for faculty free speech

Smart Title: 

Federal appeals court issues strong statements about the importance of protecting speech by faculty members in public higher education.

Pages

Subscribe to RSS - Academic freedom
Back to Top