Academic freedom

Faculty Speech Rights Rejected

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Idaho State case becomes latest in which a judge rules that public college faculty members don't have First Amendment protection when criticizing administrators.

When Tenure Means Nothing

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AAUP finds "especially egregious" violations of faculty rights in dismissals of 55 professors at Clark Atlanta in February.

Issue of Space, Not Speech

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U. of Oregon considers forcing a pro-Nazi, anti-Semitic group's meetings out of the campus student union.

Academic and Publishing Freedom

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Article criticizing Wheaton College, seen by many as flagship of evangelical higher ed, is killed by key publication in Christian intellectual life. Why?

Controversial Visa Bans Lifted

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Clinton clears ways for Adam Habib and Tariq Ramadan to attend scholarly meetings in the United States, reversing Bush administration actions that angered scholarly groups.

Still Banned at Saint Louis U.

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Six months after university nixes David Horowitz event, it resists Horowitz debate with head of AAUP.

Is Military Research Different?

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McGill U. considers ending requirement that faculty members indicate whether any research supported by the military may have harmful consequences.

Is Heckling a Right?

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Incident at Irvine prompts debate over whether repeatedly interrupting a campus speaker is an exercise of free expression or the suppression of free expression.

Filling Key Presidency in Christian Higher Ed

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Wheaton of Illinois names a new leader -- at a time the college enjoys greater prominence and faces some criticism.

Faculty Challenge Tenure Denial

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Ohio University professor denied tenure over collegiality issues was victim of a "tainted" process and should have been approved, a committee finds.

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