Churchill controversy

Should Academic Left Defend Churchill?

Some professors organize petition drive to help embattled Colorado professor, but others question whether he deserves help.

Bolstering Tenure by Reforming It

U. of Colorado board receives long-awaited report and 40 proposals, with most dramatic changes slated for post-tenure review.

Reaching Out at Hamilton

College at center of Ward Churchill debate starts center on freedom and capitalism -- and faces concerns over governance.

Duel on Governance at Hamilton

New center on freedom and capitalism halted. Founders blame politics. Others blame effort to segregate program from rest of college.

Radical Shift for MLA -- on Meeting Date

Delegate Assembly rejects the use of the term "illegal alien" -- while measure to defend Ward Churchill is cast aside.

The Ward Churchill Endgame

More than 2 years after controversy started, president of U. of Colorado moves to fire him.

Ward Churchill and Academic Freedom

His supporters say issues of principle are at stake. But Colorado's president derides those arguments as a "Paris Hilton defense."

Ward Churchill Fired

University of Colorado regents vote 8-1 to dismiss controversial professor for research misconduct. He vows to sue.

A Moderate MLA

The Modern Language Association frequently helps out its critics with provocative session titles and left-leaning political stands offered by its members. At this year’s annual meeting, in Chicago, some MLA members have worried that the association was poised to take stances that would have sent David Horowitz’s fund raising through the roof with resolutions that appeared to be anti-Israel and pro-Ward Churchill.

Fish to Profs: Stick to Teaching

Should we be worried about politics creeping into the classroom? Professor and columnist Stanley Fish enters the fray with a new book.

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