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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

LSU Senate Replies to Administration

Late yesterday I posted news that the Louisiana State University at Baton Rouge Faculty Senate had voted by an overwhelming 39-5 margin to censure LSU Chancellor-President F. 607 more words


LSU Faculty Senate Censures Top Administrators in Teresa Buchanan Case

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


A History and Defense of Tenure

Sol Gittleman, the Alice and Nathan Gantcher University Professor at Tufts University, has been a professor of German, Judaic studies and biblical literature and is a former provost of Tufts.  872 more words


Protesters rally for academic freedom in Hong Kong

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