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Category Archives: tenure

In Praise of Scott Walker—An Annotated Response to a Wall Street Journal News Story

Colleges are usually at the forefront of radical politics [The word “radical” suggests extreme and abrupt change driven by ideological rather than practical concerns. These days there is much more … Continue reading

February 24, 2015 · 1 Comment

Marquette Update: The Unredacted Dean Holz Letter Sent to John McAdams

Associate Professor of Political Science John McAdams released Dean Richard C. Holz’s, January 30, 2015, letter of dismissal. This is the redacted version of the letter of intent to seek a revocation of his … Continue reading

February 16, 2015 · 3 Comments

University of Illinois Faculty Senate Endorses Faculty Panel Recommendation to Reconsider Salaita Firing

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign faculty Senate has approved a resolution recommending that the administration “promptly” adhere to and implement the recommendations of the December 23, 2014 released Senate … Continue reading

February 12, 2015 · 2 Comments

Salaita Lawyers in Court Tomorrow for F.O.I.A. Lawsuit

The Center for Constitutional Rights has issued this “media advisory” concerning tomorrow’s lawsuit over open-records claims under the Illinois Freedom of Information Act. The issue of donor influence on the Steven … Continue reading

February 12, 2015 · 1 Comment

Marquette to Fire McAdams for Dereliction of Duty

[Guest Blogger Ira Allen is an assistant professor of Rhetoric and Composition at the American University of Beirut.] In November of last year, alongside scholars from around the disciplines, I signed … Continue reading

February 7, 2015 · 13 Comments

University of Illinois Administration Again Rejects Faculty Panel in Wake of Salaita Firing

The Hiring Policies and Processes Review Committee is a faculty committee impaneled last October by the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign faculty senate and Provost Phyllis M. Wise. It has … Continue reading

February 4, 2015 · 4 Comments

Salaita Legal Team Stands Tall as They Fight for Justice in US District Court for the Northern District of Illinois

I would like to add a few items to John Wilson’s fine summary of the law suit filed in US District Court for the Northern District of Illinois on behalf of … Continue reading

January 29, 2015 · 3 Comments

Investigative Procedures in Academic Freedom and Tenure Cases

In her January–February 2015 Academe article, “Investigative Procedures in Academic Freedom and Tenure Cases,” Debra Nails describes the AAUP’s procedures for academic freedom and tenure investigations, in which dedicated member-volunteers … Continue reading

January 15, 2015 · 1 Comment

A Century of Change

In the January–February 2015 Academe issue, Ann H. Franke provides an overview of the AAUP’s century-long role in upholding and protecting the principles of academic freedom and tenure. In her article, … Continue reading

January 14, 2015 · Leave a comment

Speaker Series at Wright State University: Overview


January 6, 2015 · 5 Comments

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