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Hamline University President to Retire Following Islamophobia Controversy

On Monday, Hamline University President Fayneese Miller revealed her intention to retire following controversy surrounding Islamic artwork that brought attention to the school earlier...

The War on DEI

Academic Freedoms Are Threatened as Politicians Seek to Eliminate DEI on College Campuses The recent and relentless attacks on the work of DEI in higher education...

Judge Allows Florida Colleges to Survey Students, Employees on ‘Intellectual Freedom’

On Friday, a federal judge blocked an emergency request to stop Florida colleges and universities from issuing “intellectual freedom and viewpoint diversity” surveys to...

Professors Association Censures University System of Georgia for Anti-Tenure Policy

The governing council of the American Association of University Professors (AAUP) formally voted Saturday to censure the University System of Georgia (USG) for its decision...

Texas Official Wants to Eliminate Tenure in Effort to Stop Critical...

Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick (R) recently announced that he wants to eradicate tenure for new professors and those who teach critical race theory...

Tenure Under Attack

As conservative lawmakers across the U.S. fight for anti-tenure legislation, faculty worry about the future of academic expression. In recent months, concerns over academic expression...

Yale Committee to Investigate Donor Influences on Academic Freedom

Yale University recently announced it is forming a committee to examine its gift policies and the influence of donors on academic freedom.  “The committee will...

University of Oregon Student Government Proposes Critical Race Theory Undergraduate Requirement

The University of Oregon’s (UO) student government is hoping to work with university administrators in implementing a critical race theory (CRT) curriculum requirement for...

University of Alabama Professors Oppose Bill Limiting Academic Freedom

The University of Alabama (UA) Faculty Senate recently filed a resolution urging university administrators to denounce upcoming state legislation that seeks to limit academic...