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Daniel Maguire on the McAdams Case at Marquette

The following letter, reprinted with permission, was written by Marquette University professor Daniel McGuire to Michael Lovell, president of the university, concerning the case of professor John McAdams, who was … Continue reading

January 20, 2015

UCI and AU Clinic Surveys

By Nancy Long Two surveys currently under way offer faculty a chance to support proposed exemptions to the Digital Millennium Copyright Act’s provisions that control access to copyrighted work. Please take … Continue reading

January 16, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Je Suis Charlie Movement Ends Wednesday

Michael Katims is a screenwriter and translator. Sunday morning I went to the supermarket around the corner from my apartment in the 11th arrondissement of Paris, where I have lived … Continue reading

January 14, 2015 · 8 Comments

Public Universities Need Cheap Political Attacks to End

By Jeremi Suri, professor of history and public affairs at the University of Texas at Austin. This essay originally appeared in the Dallas Morning-News. Universities provided the fuel for American … Continue reading

January 1, 2015

Open Letter on the Salaita Case from University of Illinois Department Heads

Below is an open letter from Department Heads at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign to incoming president Timothy Killeen about the Salaita case. A UIUC faculty committee report on … Continue reading

December 2, 2014

Teaching Evaluation Survey

By Craig Vasey As the new chair of the AAUP’s Committee on Teaching, Research, and Publications, I asked the committee members what we could do this year to be of … Continue reading

November 14, 2014 · 1 Comment

Koch Foundation Buys Academic Slots

By Marjorie Heins, Free Expression Policy Project The Koch brothers, Charles and David, are best-known for donating millions to the election campaigns of Tea Party candidates and others committed to … Continue reading

November 13, 2014

My Story

Last week, Robin Meade won a ruling by the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals, overturning a district court decision that had dismissed her lawsuit against Moraine Valley Community College in … Continue reading

November 11, 2014

Adult Education: Addressing the Needs of Today’s Workforce

Guest blogger Sister Mary Reap, IHM, is President of Elms College, Chicopee, MA, She also served as President of Marywood University, Scranton, PA, for 19 years. As the economy continues to … Continue reading

November 6, 2014 · 1 Comment
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