Academic Freedom

Academic Freedom
Republican Florida Governor Ron DeSantis, speaks during the rally, in front of a screen that says "Freedom Lives Here."
Dec 02, 2022
A search for a president at Florida Gulf Coast University and a provost at the University of South Florida both failed recently. Critics see the failures as fallout from Florida’s thorny politics.

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December 2, 2022
A search for a president at Florida Gulf Coast University and a provost at the University of South Florida both failed recently. Critics see the failures as fallout from Florida’s thorny politics.
December 1, 2022
Faculty members are being let go from Brigham Young University, and an opaque new office of the LDS church is apparently calling the shots. A common thread is LGBTQ issues.
November 21, 2022
An Auburn professor spoke out about athletics officials advocating for an otherwise unpopular major in which football players were clustered and lost his chair. A jury says he deserves more than half a million dollars in damages.
November 14, 2022
Journal says it’s investigating a paper attacking a major study on abortion and women’s health, but does oversight come too late?
November 9, 2022
A university known for its commitment to academic freedom is pushing back, but not canceling, a course on whiteness that attracted criticism.
November 7, 2022
Controversial event on academic freedom at Stanford University goes forward amid controversy. Speakers include Amy Wax, Jordan Peterson, Scott Atlas, Joshua Katz and more.
November 2, 2022
Senator Ben Sasse was unanimously selected by trustees as the next president of the University of Florida, despite protests related to both the search and the candidate.
October 31, 2022
Michigan State’s Board of Trustees has offered few details on the effort to oust its president. Friday’s meeting offered insights and a glimpse into a board fraught with distrust.
October 25, 2022
Stanford professors want the university to distance itself from a closed conference on academic freedom, saying it’s silencing debate and harboring racist thought.
October 21, 2022
Lingering free speech concerns from past events at Yale Law School prompt a conservative judge to call for his colleagues to avoid hiring graduates as clerks.

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