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Tag Archives: Northeastern Illinois University

The AAUP and the NEIU Case

Today, the AAUP released its report on Northeastern Illinois University┬ádealing with the tenure case of John Boyle. Peter N. Kirstein of the Illinois AAUP comments on the process in this … Continue reading

December 17, 2013 · 5 Comments

Today’s Ruling in Capeheart/NEIU Defamation Case

Today in Capeheart v. Terrell (2013 IL App (1st) 122517), an Appellate Court of Illinois overturned a state court’s previous ruling that NEIU (Northeastern Illinois University) officials were protected by … Continue reading

September 16, 2013 · 2 Comments

Students Return to WZRD

After more than six months of being locked out of their radio station, WZRD, students at Northeastern Illinois University (NEIU) have finally been allowed back into their station, and returned … Continue reading

January 7, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Civility and Decorum Police at NEIU, and the Continuing Shutdown of WZRD

More than four months after Northeastern Illinois University shut down the student-run radio station WZRD and banned the students from broadcasting, the lockout continues. On November 6, acting director of … Continue reading

November 9, 2012 · 1 Comment

The Shutdown of WZRD at NEIU

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

October 28, 2012 · 8 Comments

Oral Arguments in Academic Freedom Case

A critical legal case affecting the academic freedom of professors will be argued on Thursday, December 8 before the 7th Circuit Federal Court of Appeals in Chicago. Loretta Capeheart is … Continue reading

December 7, 2011 · Leave a comment



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