Academic freedom

Gay Freedom Riders

A civil rights group visits Liberty University to start a campaign that will focus on religious and military colleges.

Kept Out -- of a Lecture and a Position

Checker Finn asked George Mason U. to keep an adjunct away from his campus lecture. Now the adjunct -- a top education scholar -- is losing his job.

Did SpongeBob Article Cost Professor a Job?

Many at Hope College believe a popular faculty member was forced out because his views offended religious leaders.

'Handout Hysteria' or Insensitivity?

Jonathan Bean is a popular professor at Southern Illinois University at Carbondale -- even though his libertarian politics don't always coincide with his students' views. A historian, he was just named Teacher of the Year in the College of Liberal Arts.

British Professors Reconsider Boycott of Israel

Facing growing international criticism, a union will hold another vote

Freer Speech at Dartmouth?

Amid a controversial trustee election, the college clarifies its rules and wins praise from one-time critics.

'The Phantom Professor'

No one at Southern Methodist University knew -- for sure -- who The Phantom Professor was. The professor's blog, like those of many untenured academics, was anonymous and the university was never named.

Cloaked in Cyberspace

St. Lawrence University seeks to unmask the authors of a controversial blog.

Post-Tenure Reviews Without Due Process

Investigators from the American Association of University Professors find fault with the way Virginia State U. dismissed two faculty members.

Early Exit

A Yale professor's supporters say he's being dumped for being an anarchist and backing graduate student unionization.


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