Academic freedom

Truth and Consequences

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Faculty inquiry finding misconduct by Ward Churchill also faults his university -- and leaving fate uncertain, is sure to stoke more debate.

Florida Isolationism

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Professors say legislation to limit their travel to "terrorist states" will hurt academic freedom, but Jeb Bush likes the idea.

British Professors Seek to Cut Ties to Israeli Scholars

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Union vote proceeds despite intense lobbying from American faculty groups, who see a serious violation of academic freedom.

Justices Punt on Academic Freedom

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Supreme Court ruling narrows free speech rights of public employees -- but avoids question about relevance to higher education.

Shilling for Dictators?

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Noted expert on Eurasia, accused of being apologist for tyrants, sees McCarthy-like attack on his views.

Blackballed at Yale

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Juan Cole's appointment in Middle Eastern studies apparently killed -- despite backing at departmental level and following intense media campaign.

A Spirited Disposition Debate

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Education school accreditor to remove "social justice" from a list of terms used to describe desired teacher qualities.

Soft Support for Tenure

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Poll suggests most Americans back academic freedom and faculty control of classrooms -- but with limits.

Shrinking Censure List

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AAUP removes 5 colleges from its sanction list, adds New Mexico Highlands -- and debates what to do about Medaille.

Column on Gay Marriage Prompts Dismissal

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Adjunct professor at Brigham Young loses his job for publicly contradicting views of church leaders.

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