Understandably, academics are coming to the defense of a professor at the center of a national controversy. Yet and still, in doing so, are they gliding past evidence, or lack thereof, at the center of the controversy and adding to the chorus of opinions in lieu of fact?
An English professor from Linfield College shows us how, while making the case for this and other forms of curtailment of academic freedom and free expression on campus.
We bid a fond farewell to Robert M. O’Neil of the American Association of University Professors (AAUP).
Despite the inability of Berkeley officials to safely host events featuring conservative speakers, the free speech expert at the law school there sees the greatest dangers to freedom of expression beyond Berkeley’s gates. Indeed, said…
A professor at the University of Michigan refused to write a letter of recommendation for a student who wants to study in Israel.
Apparently, she’s still not over the 2016 election results.
Aaron Barlow of the American Association of University Professors (AAUP) argues that social media has been the undoing of pedagogues in America.
If newspaper reporters largely seem to act as press agents for government programs, perhaps part of the reason may lie in the practical training they receive in college.
The rationale for doing so is about the same for all these disparate majors–low enrollment, although there are some interesting variations.
Imagine what the AAUP would do if our own government ever entertained such a proposal.