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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

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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

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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

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Research Libraries, University Presses Oppose Trump’s Immigration Order

The following message is from the Association of of Research Libraries (ARL) and the Association of American University Presses (AAUP).

January 30, 2017 661 more words

A. J. Carlson and "Alternative Facts"

BY HANS-JOERG TIEDE

Anton Julius Carlson served as AAUP president from 1936 to 1938. He was once described by another former AAUP president as the Association’s “war horse” of that period of time, serving on… 332 more words

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FAQ's for Faculty in the Wake of the 2016 Election

POSTED BY HANK REICHMAN

The following document was prepared and released jointly by the AAUP and the American Federation of Teachers (AFT).  It may be accessed in .pdf format at… 2,934 more words

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Fighting Back, Protecting American Education

BY AARON BARLOW

A few days before Christmas, I posted about Wisconsin lawmaker Dave Murphy’s attempted meddling in University of Wisconsin course offerings. I asked why he, a gym owner as well as a legislator, was in a position to determine what classes should or should not be offered. 611 more words

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