University of Illinois

Urbana, Illinois

American Association of University Professors Abandons Educators Under Siege

Dec 02, 2015 by Peter Wood |

NAS President Peter Wood writes about how defenders of academic freedom leave campus lynch mob victims to fend for themselves.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Taking Clout Out: Lessons from the Shadow Admissions Office

Aug 10, 2009 by Ashley Thorne |

What can we learn from the Illinois admissions scandal?

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.