Academic freedom

Religious Meets Litigious

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California community college sued by students and faculty for opening official events with Christian prayer.

Tufts Defines Speech Limits

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Trustees approve a policy that applauds free expression, but says it's not an "absolute" right on campus.

Standing Up to Threats

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Finding "free expression at risk," academic and civil liberties groups issue joint call to defend controversial speakers, books and exhibits.

Protecting His Sources

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Professors organize on behalf of Minnesota grad student, whose academic freedom they believe is undercut by prosecutors' demands that he reveal what he knows about underground animal rights activists.

Euthanized Research Project

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Why did Oklahoma State back out of an anthrax study involving primates? Did the university fear violence? Was it afraid of offending a donor?

First Amendment in the Classroom

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Federal judge rejects college's request to apply Supreme Court ruling in way that would limit free speech rights of faculty members at public colleges.

'No University Is an Island'

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It's been more than a decade since Cary Nelson summed up his views on problems facing higher education in Manifesto of a Tenured Radical. As Nelson would be the first to admit, the issues he identified in that book have not changed -- or at least not in the direction he would want.

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.

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