After AFA Intervention, Two Universities Decline to Sanction Professors Over Speech
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMay 5, 2021Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org After AFA Intervention, Two Universities Decline to Sanction Professors Over Speech The Universities of San Diego and Rhode Island abandoned investigations...
Academic Freedom Alliance Stands with USD Law Professor in China Controversy
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 22, 2021 Contact: email@example.com Academic Freedom Alliance Stands with USD Law Professor in China Controversy PRINCETON, NJ – The Academic Freedom Alliance (AFA) released a statement of solidarity today regarding the case of...
200+ Faculty Across U.S. Launch Non-Partisan Academic Freedom Alliance
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 8, 2021 Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org 200+ Faculty Across U.S. Launch Non-Partisan Academic Freedom Alliance Organization will offer solidarity, legal support on free speech cases regardless of ideology ...
In The News
Rebuilding a Culture of Academic Freedom - A Conversation with Keith Whittington
Law and Liberty Podcast, June 1, 2021
Professors Are Demanding Their Academic Freedom (And That’s A Good Thing For The Rest Of Us)
Emily Chamlee-Wright, Forbes
April 16, 2021
Free Speech Is Under Threat on College Campuses. Here’s How to Fight Back.
Keith E. Whittington, National Review
March 18, 2021
Academic Freedom Alliance: A Welcome Addition to Fight for Campus Expression
Peter Bonilla, FIRE
March 12, 2021
New Nonpartisan Faculty Group Will Promote and Defend Free Speech, Academic Freedom
Colleen Flaherty, Inside Higher Ed
March 9, 2021
College Educators Form Free Speech Alliance to Counter Cancel Culture and Viewpoint Suppression
Mica Soellner, Washington Examiner
March 8, 2021
Opinion and Commentary
Free Speech Is a Core Tenet of the Academy. College Trustees Really Ought to Know That.
Keith E. Whittington, The Chronicle of Higher Education
December 5, 2018
Truth Seeking, Democracy, and Freedom of Thought and Expression
A Statement by Robert P. George and Cornel West
March 14, 2017
Academics Are Really, Really Worried About Their Freedom
John McWhorter, The Atlantic
September 1, 2020
Protecting Academic Freedom in the Black Lives Matter Era
Jonathan Zimmerman, Inside Higher Ed
June 22, 2020
The Legal Problem With Diversity Statements
Brian Leiter, The Chronicle of Higher Education
March 13, 2020
Can We Guarantee That Colleges Are Intellectually Diverse?
Molly Worthen, The New York Times
August 30, 2019
How a Dispute Over the N-Word Became a Dispiriting Farce
Randall Kennedy, The Chronicle of Higher Education
February 8, 2019
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