Academic freedom

9/11 Skeptic Will Leave Post at Brigham Young

Professor whom university stripped of teaching duties reaches agreement to retire early.

Reaching Out at Hamilton

College at center of Ward Churchill debate starts center on freedom and capitalism -- and faces concerns over governance.

Will Photo Haunt Penn President?

Amy Gutmann's Halloween party picture with a student dressed as a suicide bomber causes a stir.

Who Won the Battle of Pennsylvania?

As David Horowitz's prized legislative panel finishes work, he claims victory, but many academics say it debunked his claims.

Input or Intrusion?

Pro-Israel groups oppose a job candidate at Wayne State and a tenure candidate at Barnard, setting off new debates on academic freedom.

From Bad to Worse for David Horowitz

Pennsylvania panel strips language he liked and affirms that students aren't oppressed for political views. He decries "cabal" for "stealing" report.

Dartmouth Apologizes for Indian Incidents

College officials speak out about disruption of events, use of Native American imagery and invitation to U. of North Dakota.

Yes, Please Offend Me (But Thanks for Checking)

Idaho professor asks students to sign acknowledgement that films in his courses might upset them. Are waivers good for academic freedom?

Duel on Governance at Hamilton

New center on freedom and capitalism halted. Founders blame politics. Others blame effort to segregate program from rest of college.

Free Speech and Punishment at Hopkins

Students support suspended student who posted Facebook invitation, deemed racially insensitive, to “Halloween in the Hood” party.


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