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Erica Goldberg, a Visiting Assistant Professor at Penn State Law School, has started a new blog about liberty and legal issues. She and I engaged in a back-and-forth discussion in … Continue reading
On June 29, 2012, the administration at Northeastern Illinois University (NEIU) in Chicago shut down the student-run broadcast radio station, WZRD, and banned the student DJs from the airwaves. It … Continue reading
At the end of an article of his published yesterday in The New York Times, Greg Lukianoff of the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE) says: Students can’t learn how to … Continue reading
Wayne Lanter retired from Southwestern Illinois College and wrote a book about his 25 years of experience with union battles at one of the most important sites of faculty labor … Continue reading
It’s tempting to celebrate the news that Dinesh D’Souza has been forced to resign his position as president of King’s College in New York.
”I don’t think the higher education programs are going away, and that wouldn’t be my intention.” So says Shael Polakow-Suransky of New York City’s Department of Education. Nice, but Education Departments … Continue reading
In August, Aaron Barlow, the editor of Academe and the Academe Blog, posted a piece on the blog addressing the possibility that electronic technologies might have the same impact on … Continue reading
This is a guest post by Yen Tran, a legal fellow in the AAUP’s Washington office. On Wednesday, I attended part of the US Supreme Court’s oral arguments in the … Continue reading
Over the past three weeks, I’ve been thinking a great deal about CUNY Chancellor Matthew Goldstein’s message to the faculty about the Queensborough Community College uproar. That it doesn’t sit … Continue reading
As promised: Subject: Resolutions adopted 10-9-12 ACADEMIC SENATE QUEENSBOROUGH COMMUNITY COLLEGE, CUNY Resolutions adopted as College Policy October 9, 2012 I. RESOLUTION IN AFFIRMATION OF QUEENSBOROUGH COMMUNITY COLLEGE REMAINING A … Continue reading