Academic freedom

AAUP Turns to Scholar of Higher Education

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Faculty group turns to professor who studies professors and their working conditions as its next general secretary. Plus a podcast interview with Gary Rhoades.

Is 'Holistic' Admissions a Cover for Helping Black Applicants?

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In 2006, the University of California at Los Angeles faced intense criticism when only 2 percent of the students admitted for the freshman class were black. For a decade at that point, UCLA had been operating under a ban on considering race and ethnicity in admissions decisions, but the numbers for black students had not previously been so low.

Blogger Beware

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Yeshiva U. was proud of its non-traditional recruit to head its honors program -- until debate about the mission emerged and his anonymous blog was discovered.

ROTC Debate Renewed

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Remarks by presidential candidates draw attention to issue at Columbia and elsewhere, but whether anything will change remains to be seen.

2 Wins for Illinois Professors

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University affirms that they can wear buttons and attend rallies, and ends talks that some feared would create the next Hoover Institution.

In Defense of Ayers

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A group of professors sign a petition supporting William Ayers, the former antiwar activist and Illinois-Chicago faculty member who has been thrust into the presidential campaign.

Security Threat or Political Threat?

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U. of Nebraska blocks visit by William Ayers, a professor McCain campaign can't stop talking about. University cites safety, but some are dubious and see threat to academic freedom.

Will Khalidi Displace Ayers as McCain's Favorite Prof?

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For a while, it seemed as if no professor could get more attention from the McCain campaign than William Ayers, the Weather Underground leader who became an education scholar at the University of Illinois at Chicago and whose brief associations with Sen. Barack Obama have been repeatedly discussed by Republicans this fall.

Academic Freedom Under Many Assaults

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Conference explores the state of free inquiry at "universities in dangerous times."

The Presidential Perspective on Academic Freedom

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Academic leaders discuss Middle Eastern branch campuses, restrictions on so-called "sensitive" research, and other topics related to academic freedom -- including confusion about the term.

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