Threats Against Faculty

Threats Against Faculty
Sep 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.  

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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.

 
April 27, 2021

County College of Morris let six untenured professors go. The college said declining enrollment drove the decision, but the fired faculty members say the administration wanted to clamp down on their union.

April 16, 2021

Florida is poised to pass a bill allowing students to record classes for personal use -- and to complain about professors who violate students' free expression. Idaho's higher ed budget is also on hold over lawmakers' concerns about diversity programs.

July 6, 2020

City University of New York laid off 2,800 adjunct professors and part-time staff members last week. The union representing the employees responded by suing the university system.

July 19, 2019

The disagreement over scholarly debate about gender identity rages on.

May 1, 2019

Sociologist at the Connecticut liberal arts college who studies whiteness is again in trouble for his comments about race, but his college has his back -- more than it did in 2017. He blames this wave of backlash on an ongoing fight over club dedicated to preserving the Western tradition.

April 9, 2019

Henry Reichman discusses his new book on the future of academic freedom, in which he argues that that future "is up to us."

December 18, 2018

Professor at UC Irvine takes to Twitter to demand action on her complaint against a fellow instructor, whom she views as a harasser.

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.

March 16, 2018

Cal State Northridge professor says she hasn't returned to the classroom after an online threat because the university hasn't made her feel safe.

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