Academic Freedom

Academic Freedom
Nov 02, 2021
University of Hawai‘i is considering major changes to its tenure system, including limiting tenure to instructional faculty only, tying hires and tenure to enrollment and unit “success,” and involving the administration in posttenure review.

Archive

November 2, 2021

University of Hawai‘i is considering major changes to its tenure system, including limiting tenure to instructional faculty only, tying hires and tenure to enrollment and unit “success,” and involving the administration in posttenure review.

September 14, 2021

Syracuse University offers full-throated defense for a professor targeted for her views about Sept. 11, prompting other academics to wonder why more institutions don’t defend even divisive scholars in this way.

 
March 25, 2021

Gender studies professor says the University of Rhode Island's statement about her essay on trans rights is an affront to her free speech.

January 11, 2021

Audience member interrupts panelist at last week's historical archaeology conference -- and gives her the Nazi salute when she tries to redirect the conversation.

February 17, 2020

La Verne seeks to terminate a gadfly professor for allegedly threatening to "assassinate" a colleague. Is it going too far?

January 17, 2020

The U.S. Education Department says its newly proposed rule would "level the playing field" for religious institutions applying for funding from the agency. But critics question the motives and assumptions underlying the rule.

September 26, 2019

What does it mean when the National Communication Association shuts down discussions on its Listserv?

March 21, 2019

A new study says trigger warnings are useless. Does that mean they should be abandoned?

February 25, 2019

Cuts and talk of ending multiyear contracts at evangelical Christian university raise worries some faculty members are going to be targeted based on ideology.

April 24, 2018

Randa Jarrar's case at Cal State Fresno has attracted national attention, much of it arguably undue. Will she be punished? It's hard to say, given academe's unpredictable track record on discipline for faculty social media snafus.

Pages

Topics

Back to Top