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Blog Migration

BY KELLY HAND

Please note that we are currently in the process of migrating our blog from WordPress.com to a self-hosted WordPress platform. Due to a delay in the recognition of the appropriate SSL certificate, you may be encountering security warnings if you attempt to access the blog. 81 more words

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Teach In On the Quad: Truth and Politics

Learning the responsibilities of dialogue and reason that come with the right of free speech is the focus of an all-day “Teach-In on the Quad” this Friday, March 24. 204 more words

College Professors Articulate Vision “Reclaiming Higher Education for All North Carolinians”

BY THE NORTH CAROLINA AAUP CONFERENCE

The following is, first, a press release from the North Carolina AAUP followed by the vision statement itself:

Boone, NC/Chapel Hill, NC… 2,476 more words

Undergraduates

UGA Press Mellon Diversity Fellow Moves On

In January 2016 the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation awarded a four-year, $682,000 grant to the University of Washington Press to create a pipeline program to diversify academic publishing by offering apprenticeships in acquisitions departments. 425 more words

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Politics and Education

BY AARON BARLOW

If you want to teach students to think, you have to challenge them—challenge their beliefs and assumptions. Confirming what they (or their parents, or their communities) already believe does not serve that purpose. 1,045 more words

Faculty

Targeted Online Harassment of Faculty

POSTED BY HANK REICHMAN

The following statement was issued by the AAUP earlier today, February 1, 2017.

The 2016 election has exacerbated a political climate that was already inimical to academic freedom. 1,046 more words

Academic Freedom

Prospects for Academic Freedom Under the Trump Regime

BY HANK REICHMAN

The following is the text of a talk I delivered on January 30 at Whitman College in Walla Walla, Washington.  I want to thank the Whitman AAUP chapter, the faculty committee on academic freedom and due process, and the Whitman administration for their invitation, hospitality and support during my illuminating two-day visit. 6,099 more words

Academic Freedom