A College Free Speech Survey, co-authored by the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE), RealClearEducation, research firm College Pulse and the libertarian Charles Koch Institute, claimed to find that free speech protections at America’s…
Topic: Academe blog
Study: Elite Universities Only Pay Lip Service to a Free Press
For all the fuss from liberal academics about life outside their campuses, the more egregious violations of a free press are taking place at many of America’s so-called elite colleges and universities. John K. Wilson,…
Professor Ridicules Without Rebutting Republican Congressman
A source, and sometimes target, of these dispatches, Professor Martin Kich of Wright State University, used the academe blog maintained by the American Association of University Professors (AAUP) to denigrate conservative U. S. Representative Louis Gohmert, R-Texas, but without quite answering what he viewed as the congressman’s misstatements.
Are Students & Professors At Cross Purposes
A new survey suggests they are. As relayed by Martin Kich on the academe blog maintained by the American Association of University Professors (AAUP), most professors (60%) think insufficient funding is the overriding issue affecting…
Silent Sam Still With Us
He may be out of sight but he’s still around somewhere in the vicinity of his former roost–the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Academia Still Reeling From Hoax
Interestingly, when you read the academic reactions they reveal more of what got past reviews by peers and, if you spend any time actually reading real academic articles, what is startling is the uncanny degree to which they do look like the real thing.
How An Academic Article Got Banned
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.
Teacher’s Union’s: Quo Vadis?
The U. S. Supreme Court’s decision in the Janus public employee union fees case is breaking down into a question of self-determination or self-preservation but which side is which?
Academics In Hole Keep Digging
Every time veteran college administrators and professors get together to show that they know how to save higher education, they show that they don’t. “Another solution is to sponsor new academic programs,” Brian C. Mitchell…
Make CU Great Again
One of the many ironies or paradoxes of life in academia is that freedom of speech never is more complex than when it is discussed by people who speak for a living.