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Academic Freedom Update: Student and Faculty Rights Bill Coming in Washington State

The bill is crucial to preserve academic freedom and the ability of faculty members to blow the whistle when they observe wrongdoing.

Joseph Cohn reports: 2016 is right around the corner, and it promises to bring good news to college students and faculty members in Washington state. 482 more words

Politics

Faculty Group Condemns Regents' Hiring Of U. Iowa President

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — A day before the decision, the University of Iowa’s governing board was warned that choosing Bruce Harreld as president would badly damage its relationship with the faculty. 119 more words

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Yale's road to Singapore

A couple of days ago we began exploring the rampant stoogery at American and British universities that have eagerly compromised their professed values in exchange for piles of cash from various unsavory governments around the world. 436 more words

Washington Post

University of Illinois censured for pulling Steven Salaita job over anti-Israel tweets

THE GUARDIAN
by Associated Press
June 13, 2015

A leading academic group voted on Saturday to censure the University of Illinois’ flagship campus over its decision not to hire a professor following his anti-Israel Twitter messages, a vote the university’s chancellor said would have repercussions. 53 more words

Israel & Middle East

Academic group plans University of Illinois censure vote

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. _ Members of the American Association of University Professors are expected to decide Saturday whether to censure the University of Illinois’ flagship campus over its decision not to hire a professor following his anti-Israel Twitter messages. 88 more words

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University Of Rhode Island Campus Police Begin Carrying Guns

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — University of Rhode Island campus police will start carrying guns Friday, making it the final public university in the nation to arm its officers. 480 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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