The National Association of Scholars (NAS) on the issue to clarify what is going on at college campuses. Photo by Me2 (Me Too)
Topic: academic freedom
It’s worth your time. Go ahead and read it.
The Modern Language Association (MLA) is obsessive over Steven Salaita’s firing at the University of Illinois, demonstrated by a panel session entitled, “Salaita, Academic Freedom, and the Question of Palestine: Where Do We Go from…
Yup, trigger warnings are not good for academic freedom: The National Coalition Against Censorship has an interesting new survey that might make professors on the hard left rethink their support for – or at least neutrality…
A great take on the free speech issues that are surfacing at America’s college campuses.
So much for tolerance for opposing viewpoints.
John McAdams, Marquette professor, could be fired as soon as today, all for expressing academic freedom of speech.
A professor was fired because she was too hard on her students, but had a history of swearing at her students. Wonder how the lawsuit will turn out.
As we have reported, a professor at Marquette, John McAdams, was suspended after criticizing a graduate student who said she would not tolerate criticism of gay marriage in her classroom His suspension is drawing criticism…
For supporters of David Horowitz’s student Academic Bill of Rights, academic freedom is about protecting vulnerable students from indoctrination at the hands of radical professors. However, one DePaul University professor recently argued that Horowitz’s conception of academic freedom promotes a “distinctly right-wing agenda” and “contains within it a backhanded insult to the intelligence of the students he is purporting to protect.”