Panel criticizes American Studies Association's year-old academic boycott of Israel at body's annual meeting. And the panelists in turn are criticized.
New books on academic freedom and free speech argue that the most serious threats to academic freedom and free speech are coming from within higher education.
Most of the faculty at General Theological Seminary is out. But whether they resigned or were fired depends on who you ask.
The university says it was worried about the impact Steven Salaita might have on some students because of his criticism of Israel. But did officials apply that test when examining professor who espoused anti-gay views?
In his first public remarks since losing his job offer, controversial scholar says he still wants to teach at U. of Illinois.
As Berkeley chancellor joins those calling for more civility in academe, faculty critics see an attack on academic freedom.
In the backlash over Cary Nelson backing the U. of Illinois for denying a job to a controversial scholar, no one is more surprised at the outrage than Cary Nelson.
Adjuncts protest unexpectedly small paychecks, alleged faculty "blacklist" at Northern New Mexico College.
Should a history that includes membership in the Symbionese Liberation Army and jail time disqualify one from keeping an adjunct job? Even if the instructor was open about it and received rave teaching reviews?
New AAUP report accuses U. of Colorado-Boulder administrators of violating academic freedom in their reaction to a sexism investigation of philosophy department this year.
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