Academic freedom

Michigan Resumes Distribution of Anti-Israel Book

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University cites academic freedom issues -- and also says that nature of book will prompt reconsideration of relationship with British publisher of the work.

At Variance with the Vatican

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Church investigation of Georgetown U. theology professor's book raises concerns about academic freedom.

Hoover in the Heartland

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Alumni provide funds for U. of Illinois to promote capitalist thought, with goal of creating public university equivalent of Stanford think tank -- and spreading model elsewhere. Some professors are alarmed.

Mr. Rumsfeld Goes to Stanford

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University's professors take to the (virtual) streets after the Hoover Institution announces its newest distinguished visiting fellow, the former secretary of defense.

Catholic Character

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After years of planning, a new generation of ideological colleges takes shape, in purposeful counterpoint to traditional institutions they see as having lost the way.

Adjuncts and God: Why Are 2 Instructors Out of Jobs?

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Instructor at Southwestern Community College says he lost job for not taking Bible literally. Colorado AAUP says instructor lost job for taking faith too seriously.

When Professors Can't Get Along

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The American Association of University Professors -- a champion of open debate and free exchange -- is having some difficulties with the nature of debate in its own (virtual) house.

Supreme Court Potpourri: Free Speech and Sex Harassment

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Justices decline to hear several college cases, letting stand decisions involving a campus preacher's First Amendment rights and a soccer coach's alleged mistreatment of a female player.

Desmond Tutu, Persona Non Grata

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U. of St. Thomas decides that the Nobel laureate’s past comments on Israel were “hurtful” to some Jews and so blocks invitation he had accepted to speak on campus.

St. Thomas Agrees to Invite Tutu

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Facing opposition from the ADL, a prominent poet's refusal to appear on campus, and student and faculty anger, university changes its mind. Did it change enough?

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