Academic freedom

Should All Beliefs Be Worn on Sleeves?

Smart Title: 
Bellarmine University is divided over what to do about a student who wears a Nazi-related armband.

The Culture Wars of 2005

Smart Title: 
Many experts think the '80s fights over curriculum were nothing compared to today's battles over Iraq, patriotism, God and evolution.

Do Ag Profs Need Tenure?

Smart Title: 
U. of Arkansas division plans to shift new hiring to renewable 1-year contracts -- and faculty are outraged.

Standing Up for Academic Freedom

Smart Title: 
MLA delegates take stands against Academic Bill of Rights but moderate their views a bit for public consumption.

Legal Pressure

Smart Title: 
Clinical law professors, who often stick their necks out when picking cases, consider how to protect themselves.

More Criticism of 'Academic Bill of Rights'

Smart Title: 

Members of the American Historical Association voted Saturday to condemn the Academic Bill of Rights as an attack on academic freedom. The unanimous vote reflected widespread anger in the association, and among academics generally, about the Academic Bill of Rights, which has become a conservative cause in many state legislatures and on many campuses.

But the vote followed another one in which the association rejected a proposal to replace the resolution condemning the Academic Bill of Rights with one that also criticized campus speech codes.

Retractions From David Horowitz

Smart Title: 
Conservative critic of academe admits he has no evidence for two stories he uses to allege professorial bias.

Research Freedom v. National Security

Smart Title: 
A government sponsored committee discusses biological studies after  9/11.

The New Class Monitors

Smart Title: 
Ignoring faculty objections, group at UCLA offers students money to tape professors and pass along course materials.

Guilt by Phone Association

Smart Title: 
Articles in neoconservative paper about a Palestinian scholar prompt Zionist group to seek boycott of Brandeis.


Subscribe to RSS - Academic freedom
Back to Top