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Harassment Investigation of USC Professor Dismissed

The University of Southern California dismissed a harassment case that was filed last fall against tenured Jewish professor John Strauss...
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Florida Argues It Could Stop Professors From Criticizing Governor

A nationally prominent conservative lawyer, hired to defend the state’s Stop WOKE Act, asserted that what public university professors say in classrooms “is the government’s speech.” The national implications for academic freedom could be dire.

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Do Law Review Editors Have Academic Freedom?

Tom Ginsburg and Aziz Z. Huq argue that they do.

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UNC Fires Professor They Secretly Recorded

The university recorded Larry Chavis’s class without his consent for a professional review. Last week he was told his contract would not be renewed.

A picture of smiling Joe Gow with a black bar over his eyes overlaid with words from the charges against him

Universities of Wisconsin Wants to Fire Joe Gow—Again

The chancellor of the University of Wisconsin at La Crosse was fired last year for making and distributing porn. Now the UW system is coming after his tenured faculty job.

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The Roots of Anti-University Rhetoric

Bradford Vivian writes that growing anti-university sentiment can be traced to pro-authoritarian movements abroad.

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Opinion

When Language Is a Weapon

Social scientists should resist the distortions of language that are (mis)shaping perceptions of the war in Gaza, Michel DeGraff writes.

Judge Halts UC Strike Supporting Pro-Palestine Protesters

A judge has halted a University of California academic workers’ strike that was supporting pro-Palestinian protesters. UAW Local 4811 members...