Military recruiters/Solomon amendment

Military recruiters/Solomon amendment

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September 15, 2011
Repeal of "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" led other elite universities to restore ROTC. Brown is still debating.
October 8, 2010
Defense secretary's speech renews debate about ROTC at top universities, but contrary to widespread belief, units continue to thrive at some Ivies and liberal-leaning publics.
September 17, 2008
Remarks by presidential candidates draw attention to issue at Columbia and elsewhere, but whether anything will change remains to be seen.
May 28, 2008
Pentagon officials are talking with the National Science Foundation about the NSF playing a major role in the peer review for a new program to promote social science research on topics that relate to key issues in U.S. foreign policy.
May 12, 2008
When Robert M. Gates, the secretary of defense, announced plans for the Minerva Consortia last month, he surprised many social scientists. Gates proposed the creation of a series of university-based consortiums to support research on questions of importance to the military, but said that the research would be unclassified and would not be subject to political litmus tests.
April 16, 2008
Defense secretary discusses plans for new university consortia and grants -- largely in social sciences -- for non-classified research, and pledges no political restrictions.
September 19, 2007
A last attempt by professors to fight the Solomon Amendment on academic freedom grounds is turned back.
January 15, 2007
It’s no surprise that the University of California at Santa Cruz’s redwood-studded campus wouldn’t exactly be what you would call friendly territory for the military recruiters who annually march through its throngs of protestors to take their seats for otherwise innocuous job fairs.
January 11, 2007
A war correspondent profiles an Army cadet unit at the University of South Carolina.
January 4, 2007
The U.S. Supreme Court may have unanimously squelched a First Amendment challenge on the part of law schools to a 1994 law tying federal funding to campus access for military recruiters back in March.

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