Academic freedom

Fact-Checking David Horowitz

Coalition of academic groups releases detailed response to book on "most dangerous academics," finding it "sloppy in the extreme."


Feminist professor bares her breasts on her blog, and some students at Southern Cal object.

Boycott Debate Is Back

Some British academics again try to isolate colleges and professors in Israel -- and other academics see the movement as offensive.

Middle East Wars on U.S. Campuses

Students at Irvine prepare for "Holocaust in the Holy Land" week -- and educators at many campuses struggle for civility.

Unfair Dismissals Found

Reviews by AAUP question treatment of professors at Greenville College and New Mexico Highlands University.

Truth and Consequences

Faculty inquiry finding misconduct by Ward Churchill also faults his university -- and leaving fate uncertain, is sure to stoke more debate.

Florida Isolationism

Professors say legislation to limit their travel to "terrorist states" will hurt academic freedom, but Jeb Bush likes the idea.

British Professors Seek to Cut Ties to Israeli Scholars

Union vote proceeds despite intense lobbying from American faculty groups, who see a serious violation of academic freedom.

Justices Punt on Academic Freedom

Supreme Court ruling narrows free speech rights of public employees -- but avoids question about relevance to higher education.

Shilling for Dictators?

Noted expert on Eurasia, accused of being apologist for tyrants, sees McCarthy-like attack on his views.


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