Academic freedom

The 'Vagina Monologues' Test

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On Wednesday, the president of the University of Notre Dame issued a lengthy statement, arising out of a series of discussions with students and faculty members, about the nature of academic freedom at a Roman Catholic college.

To Litigate Or Not to Litigate

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Yale and Penn law schools consider whether to keep fighting Solomon Amendment battles when the Supreme Court decided the war.

Tolerance and a Reading Selection

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Effort to pick book for freshmen at Ohio State's Mansfield campus leads to accusations of bigotry and political correctness.

Setting the Rules on Free Expression

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Federal appeals court ruling on U. of Arkansas helps clarify what public colleges can and can't do in regulating use of their campuses.

A Costly Muhammad Cartoon

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Administrator at Belmont University is out of a job after his political artwork gets attention.

Dissent vs. Vandalism

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Northern Kentucky suspends professor photographed removing anti-abortion display on campus.

Cary Nelson's New Platform

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Cary Nelson -- author or editor of 25 books -- has never been at a loss for words. He'll now have a new forum to express his views about academe, as he has been elected as the next president of the American Association of University Professors.

Making the Case for Tenure

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Independent review offers upbeat assessment of U. of Colorado's practices and says public misunderstands tenure's value.

Calling Michael Moore and Ann Coulter

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AAUP issues draft policy questioning colleges that discourage visits from controversial political speakers.

Penn State President Blocks Art Censorship

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Student's exhibit had been called off because his paintings criticizing Palestinian terrorists were viewed as offensive.

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