Academic freedom

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.

Blackballed at Yale

Juan Cole's appointment in Middle Eastern studies apparently killed -- despite backing at departmental level and following intense media campaign.

A Spirited Disposition Debate

Education school accreditor to remove "social justice" from a list of terms used to describe desired teacher qualities.

Soft Support for Tenure

Poll suggests most Americans back academic freedom and faculty control of classrooms -- but with limits.

Shrinking Censure List

AAUP removes 5 colleges from its sanction list, adds New Mexico Highlands -- and debates what to do about Medaille.


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