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Explore the debate and science of Academic Freedom.

August 3, 2020

The Case of Tomáš Hudlický—Where now?

Tomáš Hudlický

Professor Hudlický responds to the Orwellian retaliation he received after questioning diversity hiring in a peer-reviewed paper.

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July 24, 2020

An Open Letter to Lynn Wells, Provost at Brock University

Peter Wood

Brock University should champion academic freedom, for the search for truth, and also for its own legitimacy.

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July 24, 2020

An Open Letter to Eduardo M. Peñalver, Dean of Cornell Law School

Peter Wood

Criticism of Black Lives Matter, rioting, looting, and cultural purging is not tolerated at Cornell Law. Peter Wood writes to ask, why? and defend the character of Professor William Jacobson. 

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July 24, 2020

An Open Letter to Steve Patten, Dean of Arts at the Univ. of Alberta

Peter Wood

The University of Alberta is acceding that truth be suppressed and falsehood or fantasy be privileged.

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July 16, 2020

An Emeritus Professor Under Siege Once Again

David Randall

The case of Stuart Hurlbert is a grim reminder that not even emeritus professors are safe from the continual onslaught of heterodox views by higher ed censors.

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June 23, 2020

Help Us Cancel the Cancel Culture

John David

Will you help the NAS compile a complete archive of higher education "cancelees"?

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June 22, 2020

Tracking "Cancel Culture" in Higher Education

John David

We're tracking administrators and professors who have been "canceled" for expressing views considered controversial by the progressive ideologues ruling American higher education.

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June 8, 2020

Let the Tweeter Beware

Peter Wood

Professor Charles Negy is under investigation by the University of Central Florida for alleged classroom misconduct—one day after he posted a couple of controversial Tweets.

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May 6, 2020

Academic Freedom and Online Education

National Association of Scholars

Academic freedom is under threat now more than ever, as administrators hold unprecedented control over the form and content of distance learning.

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May 6, 2020

Protect and Defend Freedom of the Press.

Zachary R. Wood

I urge everyone who cares about the First Amendment to protect and defend freedom of the press against all adversaries — today, tomorrow, and every day.

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