Academic freedom

Students' Complaints, Professors' Rights

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A seemingly innocuous policy change at the City University of New York has faculty leaders worried that their institution -- which has not been front and center in the battles over David Horowitz's "Academic Bill of Rights" -- may end up giving the conservative activist a victory, at their expense.

Reviewing the Reviewers

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Professor starts blog to examine institutional review boards and how, in his eyes, they hamstring the humanities.

Vote Postponed on Tobacco Research Ban

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After contentious debate on academic freedom and manipulation of research, U. of California regents punt.

A Curricular Debate: Classic or Retro?

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Advocates for traditional curriculum spark debate at meeting of academics who view the core as where the action used to be.

Bias Seen in Bias Studies

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New analysis questions legitimacy of slew of reports finding that professors' liberal inclinations create classroom unfairness.

The First New Orleans Verdict

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Our Lady of Holy Cross found to have violated rights of professor who was fired for pushing salary plan president opposed.

A Speech and its Aftermath

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Jimmy Carter's visit to Brandeis sets off debate about controversial ideas, balance and academic freedom.

$600K for Fired Professor

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Jean Cobbs, with backing from academic groups, said Virginia State revoked her tenure for her defense of colleagues and her politics.

Shooting the Messenger

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Harvard scholar documents costs of caring for soldiers hurt in Iraq, and Pentagon reacts -- by attacking researcher and changing U.S. Web sites.

Dissecting a Deal

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New book examines the pact between Berkeley and Novartis -- and finds that the controversy may have been more important than first recognized.

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