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Wheaton prof who expressed solidarity with Muslims bids tearful farewell

Wheaton College will review its handling of academic freedom issues and endow a scholarship in the name of the professor who has agreed to leave the Christian college after months of controversy over her remarks expressing solidarity with Muslims. 291 more words

For the Bunnies

The president of Mount St. Mary’s University in response to objections to his plan to identify students who are most likely to struggle, and encourage them to drop out: 70 more words

Somewhat Political

WHY I LOVE WHEATON COLLEGE—PART ONE

These are difficult days at Wheaton College, dark, discouraging days. A storm broke over our heads last December. It erupted when our colleague, Dr. Larycia Hawkins, posted comments online that some readers interpreted as equating Islam and Christianity. 2,303 more words

C. S. Lewis

UTFA Librarians Town Hall - February 24, 2016.

Please note a meeting on February 24, 2016 for UTFA Librarian Members to discuss the next stage of new policies for the appointment and promotion of academic librarians at the University of Toronto is scheduled for 12:30 to 2:30 at the… 23 more words

Academic Librarianship

Jeffrey Trzeciak in Age Discrimination Lawsuit at Washington University Library - Sound Familiar?

Independent student newspaper at the Washington University of St. Louis writes about the demotion of senior librarians and subsequent law suit launched by librarian against the University on age discrimination in the  Washington University library when Jeffrey Trzeciak arrived. 57 more words

Academic Librarianship

Threat to openness: managing access to public archives

In November 2015, I attended the Threats to Openness conference held at Northumbria University. The conference had a specific aim “discuss the growing threats to citizens’ rights to access public archives across the digital world.” 3,661 more words

Information Management

The Latest in Administrative Overreach

BY JONATHAN REES

Aaron has already pointed you this morning to the very sad and strange events going on at Mount Saint Mary’s University in Maryland.   401 more words

Academic Freedom