Academic Freedom

Academic Freedom
Nov 21, 2016
Rutgers places adjunct on leave for Twitter comments that he says were modeled on (and a critique of) the pro-gun rhetoric of the president-elect -- and that he says never should have been taken literally.

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November 21, 2016

Rutgers places adjunct on leave for Twitter comments that he says were modeled on (and a critique of) the pro-gun rhetoric of the president-elect -- and that he says never should have been taken literally.

October 21, 2016

Breitbart editor Milo Yiannopoulos is touring college campuses across America, and some universities have shut him out because of his rhetoric against groups too numerous to list.

August 31, 2016

Pizza baron's gift to Wayne State business school draws scrutiny over provisions requiring consulting with donors on certain courses and stipulations on what a dean should be paid.

May 26, 2016

Indiana U says important research on Alzheimer's disease is imperiled by new state abortion law.

May 19, 2016

AAUP investigation finds that -- regardless of what one thinks of Melissa Click's actions -- U of Missouri board endangered academic freedom by firing her without a faculty review.

May 18, 2016

Professor accused of using a slur -- not against an individual -- during a well-intentioned but ill-received classroom discussion about race fails to earn reappointment to tenure track.

May 12, 2016

Controversial Ball State U professor earns tenure despite past allegations that he pushed creationism in the science classroom.

May 11, 2016

Rutgers professors vote a second time to seek access to and limits on use of data from Academic Analytics -- as faculty advocates vow to take such criticism to other campuses.

May 5, 2016

George Mason Faculty Senate, citing provisions that professors say give inappropriate influence to donors, asks institution to hold off on renaming law school after the late Antonin Scalia under Charles Koch-funded agreement.

April 26, 2016

Illinois governor's pick for state higher education board questions the way academic freedom is defined, the need to defend faculty rights and scientific consensus on evolution.

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