Academic freedom

Academic freedom

Mar 23, 2023
An English professor wrote in a conservative media outlet, opposing his department’s new “anti-racist statement.” The next month, the statement was gone. His own statement of protest linked to a racist column.


March 28, 2005
Virginia Commonwealth reacts as a Muslim scholar's controversial activism brings threats.
March 25, 2005
The Colorado professor's controversial speech won't cost him his tenured job. Plagiarism allegations still might.
March 25, 2005
In Florida, legislation advances against "leftist totalitarian professors," while Columbia president frames debate on faculty rights and responsibilities.
March 15, 2005
The Colorado student David Horowitz loves to talk about does exist, but university officials offer evidence that her story doesn't check out.
March 14, 2005
The University of Colorado and Ward Churchill were on the verge of a deal for him to quit when talks fell apart after plagiarism charges emerged.
March 14, 2005
A criminology course at the University of Northern Colorado is the setting for one of David Horowitz's favorite stories.As he tells it, a required essay on a mid-term exam was for students to "explain why George Bush is a war criminal." A student submitted an essay on why Saddam Hussein was a war criminal and she received an F.
March 11, 2005
An anti-Semitic Web site is publishing photographs and biographies of Jewish faculty members at UCLA's law school.
March 9, 2005
Journalism department drops much-criticized policy barring students in an investigative reporting class from exploring on-campus subjects.
March 7, 2005
Members of the College Republicans group at Santa Rosa Junior College had had enough. They were fed up, they said, with talking among themselves about various professors who, by expressing unvarnished liberal views as fact, made the students feel uncomfortable expressing their opposing views in class.
March 7, 2005
Chapel Hill faculty members protest plans to let a conservative foundation support a new program in Western civilization.


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