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June 3, 2020

Controversy and Confusion

National Association of Scholars

NAS critiques AAUP's response to the new Title IX regulations. We urge the association to return to a careful and balanced approach, fitting to an organization of university professors.

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June 7, 2018

Defending a Debased Version of the Liberal Arts

Peter Wood

The AAUP and AAC&U issue statement in support of a hollowed liberal arts.

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April 23, 2018

Letter to AAUP President: Let's Work Together to Address Confucius Institutes

Peter Wood

NAS President Peter Wood writes to AAUP President Rudy Fichtenbaum about the concerns we share regarding Confucius Institutes.

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December 20, 2017

Does Trump Threaten Science?

Peter Wood

NAS President Peter Wood critiques a polemic by the American Association of University Professors.

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May 30, 2017

The Map of Academic Freedom

NAS Director of Communications David Randall writes about the Academic Freedom Chart.

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May 22, 2017

Finding Academic Freedom

Peter Wood

A new chart by NAS that traces the changing meaning of academic freedom.

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July 11, 2016

AAUP Meeting Unanimously Backs Melissa Click--But Why?

Peter Wood

In Minding the Campus, NAS president Peter Wood discusses authority on campus.

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April 5, 2016

Title IX Tramples Free Speech and Fairness, So Now What?

Peter Wood

NAS president Peter Wood comments on the AAUP statement: The History, Uses, and Abuses of Title IX.

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February 9, 2016

Dialogue on "Architecture": John K. Wilson and David Randall

National Association of Scholars

John K. Wilson and David Randall discuss NAS President Peter Wood's "The Architecture of Academic Freedom"

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