At Minding the Campus, National Association of Scholars president Peter Wood calls the adoption by other colleges of the University of Chicago statement on freedom of expression… 509 more words
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Hong Kong: Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying met the head of the University of Hong Kong before rejection of Professor Johannes Chan Man-mun
By Gary Cheung
A source close to the university said Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying (left) had sought meetings with HKU vice-chancellor Professor Peter Mathieson (right) in August and September to discuss the university’s operation. 588 more words
By an overwhelming 39-5 vote the Louisiana State University (LSU) Faculty Senate today (October 6) voted to censure three top administrators for their roles in the dismissal of tenured professor Teresa Buchanan for allegedly creating a hostile environment in classes with sexually explicit jokes. 982 more words
On Tuesday, at least one thousand students and staff at the University of Hong Kong held silent protests against Beijing’s interference in academic freedom.
The protesters demonstrated in all black academic gowns and marched peacefully through their campus. 56 more words