Academic freedom

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.

Explaining an Exodus

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High turnover at a Louisiana Baptist college leads to questions about how academic freedom and mission can co-exist.

Professor of Hate?

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Civil rights group releases study of Cal State professor with controversial views on Jews, whites and immigration. Should his university care?

Stacking the Deck?

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Appointment of harsh critic to U.S. panel that reviews accreditors seen as part of broader effort to alter federal role in college oversight.

Threat to Tenure at Law Schools

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ABA is being pushed by some deans to stop regulating terms of employment as part of accreditation.

Tracking Down Textbook Data

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Debate between publishers and student groups continues: How hard is it to find information about popular titles?

A Costly Thanksgiving Message

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Is a professor about to lose his job for sharing George Washington's words with his colleagues?

Critique of Faculty Treatment Post-Katrina

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AAUP report says New Orleans institutions failed to follow their own policies and protect academic freedom, due process.

A Scholar Detained

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Prominent researcher's imprisonment in Iran sparks vocal protests by Middle Eastern studies scholars -- but no boycott, yet.


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