Nov 21, 2016 by Ashley Thorne |
After the election, colleges turn to feelings, not civility, to guide discussions on winning and losing.
Dec 29, 2015 by Russell K. Nieli |
A recent campus event was an encouraging sign that respectful dialogue is still possible among Princeton students who disagree.
Sep 17, 2015 by Ashley Thorne |
President Obama criticizes universities that "coddle" students from opposing views.
Aug 13, 2015 by NAS |
The National Review's Jim Geraghty references NAS president Peter Wood's book in an article about the presidential campaign.
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.
Apr 07, 2015 by Robert P. George |
NAS board of advisors member Robert P. George applauds two universities for embracing academic freedom.
Sep 25, 2013 by Ashley Thorne |
Civility calls for restraint, and academic freedom, apparently, for lack of restraint. Colleges and universities strive for academic freedom and civil discourse; can they have both at the same time?
Sep 24, 2013 by NAS |
CUNY's chancellor has made a statement defending the academic freedom of professors to teach without intimidation and harassment, after NAS wrote an open letter urging him to do so.
May 23, 2013 by Ashley Thorne |
Five Swarthmore professors call for "the moral equivalent of war."
Feb 15, 2013 by George Leef |
UW-Superior endorses a tendentious concept of fairness.
May 09, 2012 by Peter Wood |
Sarcasm, for all the license it takes, is a form of restraint. Its a way of avoiding the obvious while nonetheless giving it voice.
Apr 23, 2012 by Peter Wood |
Peter Wood offers advice on how to own up to our mistakes.
Apr 18, 2012 by Peter Wood |
Peter Wood suggests ways to improve the quality of comments posted to online articles.
Apr 09, 2012 by Peter Wood |
Peter Wood offers advice to students and academics on how to ask questions at public events.
Mar 28, 2012 by Glenn Ricketts |
FIRE presents its list of the 12 most repressive campuses for freedom of speech.