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Furloughs in 2010 were "Just Plain Destruction"

The Campus Faculty Association fights for transparency about decision-making processes at the University of Illinois. Unilateral decision-making by the administration undermines the core missions of the university, teaching and research, and so we are working for a faculty union that can provide a strong and independent faculty voice. 532 more words

Salaita in His Own Words: Columbia College, Chicago Speaking Tour

Professor Steven Salaita on October 8, 2014 spoke at Columbia College Chicago that I previously commented on. John Dworkin asked the panelists, Steven Salaita, Iymen Chehade and myself whether we would consent to being taped and YouTubed: a neologism? 209 more words


Salaita Speaks!

It’s 6:50 in the evening on Wednesday, October 8, 2014. The 7:00 event start time at Columbia College Chicago draws near. The lecture hall is filling up rapidly. 709 more words


It's Not All About Salaita...

…certainly not about the content of his tweets or of his character. Among other things, it’s about whether or not being scheduled to teach with students actually enrolled constitutes “hiring.” And that’s not a question any of us should have any disagreement on. 640 more words

Academic Freedom

Academic Freedom and the Board of Trustees at the University of Illinois: A Historical Perspective

by Belden Fields

At the IPRH panel on “Academic Freedom and Free Speech across Disciplines” held at the Beckman Institute on Monday, September 29, one of the panelists Prof. 1,031 more words

William Maher, University Archivist: Remarks during Chancellor Wise's Visit to Library

Text of comments made at September 12, 2014 Library Update Meeting for Chancellor’s Listening Visit to Library

© William J. Maher (University Archivist)

Academic freedom and freedom of speech may be essential values in a university, but for libraries and archives they are more. 292 more words

Keynote Address at the University of Saskatchewan Faculty Association Academic Freedom Event: Part 1

Rudy Fichtenbaum, President

American Association of University Professors

First I want to thank the University of Saskatchewan Faculty Association for inviting me to attend your Academic Freedom Event. 2,304 more words