University of Illinois

Urbana, Illinois

Two Controversial Professors

Jun 17, 2015 by Peter Wood |

Peter Wood reflects on the contrasting perspectives at the AAUP and Heartland Institute conferences in Washington, DC last week.

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The Collision Between Academic Freedom and Freedom of Contract: the Salaita Case

Aug 27, 2014 by George Leef |

George Leef offers his perspective on whether a university should have the freedom to decline to employ those who seem more interested in espousing political beliefs than in teaching.

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Trash Radicals: Sustainability’s New Ascetic Ideal

Feb 27, 2014 by Rachelle Peterson |

Colleges' "zero waste" policies and sustainability movements have grown exponentially and developed into long-term institutional policies.

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Back on Track: U Illinois Reinstates Catholic Prof

Aug 02, 2010 by Ashley Thorne |

The University of Illinois has restored Professor Kenneth Howell to his position after dismissing him for an email he sent discussing Catholic teaching on homosexuality and natural law.

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The Illinois Railroad: Making Quick Work of a Catholic Prof

Jul 16, 2010 by Peter Wood |

U Illinois should restore Professor Howell to his classroom both for his own sake and for the quality of academic inquiry and classroom teaching throughout the university.

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New Excellent Program: Master’s Degree in Liberty Studies

Jun 22, 2010 by Ashley Thorne |

Check out our catalog of excellent programs as we add the master's degree in liberty studies at U Illinois-Springfield.

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Taking Clout Out: Lessons from the Shadow Admissions Office

Aug 10, 2009 by Ashley Thorne |

What can we learn from the Illinois admissions scandal?

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Unbuttoned in Illinois

Sep 29, 2008 by Peter Wood |

The University of Illinois has issued a strange notice concerning its employees' buttons and bumper stickers.

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