Academic freedom

The Alito Impact

Supreme Court will rehear case that could affect the free speech rights of public college professors.

Professor Skinhead

U. of Delaware students are angry that white-power leader is a Ph.D. student in physics who was an instructor last semester.

'Academic Freedom After September 11'

Academic freedom is facing its most serious threats since the McCarthy era, according to essays in Academic Freedom After September 11, published this month by Zone Books. Essays in the book -- which come from scholars such as Joel Beinin, Judith Butler and Robert Post -- both focus on current issues and offer a historical perspective.

George Carlin Need Not Apply

Popular professor at Harrisburg Area Community College suspended after report he used the f-word in class.

Detectives at Office Hours

Pomona professor and academic leaders object to way he was questioned by 2 agents -- one of whom is on anti-terror task force.

Uniting Against Horowitz

Coalition opposed to Academic Bill of Rights discusses its plans.

The Real Bias in the Classroom

It's professors -- not students -- who need to fear being judged unfairly because of their views, new study suggests.

AAUP Calls Off Boycott Conference

Association, criticized over invitation list and distribution of anti-Semitic materials, abandons plan to revive session.

Murderers, Video and Academic Freedom

Are killers rampant in college classrooms? Are student views being squelched? Depends if you ask Pat Robertson or legislative analysts.

War of Words Over Paper on Israel

Scholars' critical examination of U.S.-Israeli ties is called shoddy and bigoted; others say harsh reaction proves the study's point.


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