Academic freedom

What the Professor Said

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Emergence of alternative view of alleged anti-Hmong statements raises issues about academic freedom and tolerance.

Redefining Academic Freedom

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AFT seeks to reshape the debate about a core value by emphasizing issues of job security, or lack thereof, for adjuncts.

Furor Over Norm Finkelstein

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DePaul professor known for attacks on Israel and "Holocaust industry" wins faculty backing for tenure, but dean opposes promotion.

Georgetown Law's New Precedent

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Jenny Woodson is no stranger to controversial causes. It's just that the first-year law student didn't expect that, at the most stressful time of her year, she'd be at the center of a divisive case about adherence to religious principles.

Can Academic Freedom and 'at Will' Employment Co-Exist?

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Bastyr University violated the academic freedom of three faculty members when their contracts were not renewed, by failing to have adequate grievance procedures, and by failing to provide tenure or any meaningful job security, according to an investigation by the American Association of University Professors.

(Virtual) Exile in Hawaii

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Professor sues after university restricts him from campus while it investigates complaints of his "intimidating" behavior.

Intellectual Diversity or Intellectual Insult?

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Missouri House bill would force colleges to report on campus climate, with suggestion that they protect Biblical inerrancy.

Stage Fright

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Yale limits weapons in student theater, angering students in the productions.

Loss for Whistle Blowers

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Ruling by U.S. appeals court could undermine public college lawyers and employees who spot illegal or unethical activity.

Freedom to Discuss Virginia Tech?

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Emmanuel College dumps instructor -- setting off debate over academic freedom, due process and profanity.


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