Academic freedom

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.

Standing Up for Explicit Exhibit

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A year after one university insisted on removing part of photography show, U. of Louisville defends the project, which includes images of naked girls and women.

Battle of Wills and Faith

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Members of small, conservative denomination move to assert control over Erskine College, leaving many professors scared -- and some subject to repeated online attacks.

Apology Ends Defamation Suit

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Publisher of newsletter that criticizes CUNY's faculty union sees vindication, as litigation ends without his having to pay anything. But the plaintiff sees victory as well.

Evaporating First Amendment?

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Judge's finding that controversial columns by a university professor lacked Constitutional protection has a variety of legal watchdogs worried.

No Job for Adjunct Who Took a Stand

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Instructor whose resignation drew attention to controversial (since rescinded) DNA-testing policy at U. of Akron is blocked from ever coming back.

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