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My Visit with the Illinois Conference

This past weekend, I had the pleasure of joining the leadership and some members of the Illinois Conference at their annual meeting in Chicago. I had previously met several of those in attendance, and I had the opportunity to meet in person several others with whom I have corresponded about posts to this blog and other AAUP matters. 727 more words

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Welcoming AAUP’s Newest Advocacy Chapter, a Major Addition to the Ohio Conference

The faculty at Miami University in Ohio have formed an advocacy chapter, initially  consisting of about 100 of the university’s 700 full-time faculty. The formation of the chapter will be marked formally with an on-campus event on April 29, featuring a talk by AAUP president Rudy Fichtenbaum. 266 more words

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Howard Zinn, A.A.U.P., and the Battle for Academic Freedom

This essay originally appeared in Logos: a journal of modern society and culture. The first paragraph was edited to reflect subsequent revelations concerning the Association and the Great War. 3,467 more words

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Jewish Profs at UW Feud Over Salaita Speech

University of Washington Professor, Michael Rosenthal said he was “appalled” to learn of the upcoming lecture by controversial academic Steven Salaita.  The statement was published… 1,005 more words

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Can I Tweet That? Academic Freedom and the New Social Media

The following is the text of a talk that I delivered on March 30, 2015 at Wright State University, in Dayton, Ohio, as part of the Spring Semester Centennial Speakers Series. 4,931 more words

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UW To Welcome Professor Charged with Anti-Semitism

WANTS HILLEL BANNED FROM CAMPUS MULTICULTURAL CELEBRATIONS

The University of Washington is fast becoming the political equivalent of Woodstock (or SxSW) for groupies of the most notorious stars on the anti-Israel circuit. 954 more words

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