The high court ruled the Jesuit university breached its employment contract with John McAdams by suspending him for publishing a blog post criticizing a fellow faculty member.
The Solomonic task of parsing speech allowed under academic freedom, but prohibited, and potentially punished, by bias response teams, is folly.
A Marquette professor fired for defending a student’s right to oppose gay marriage in class will have another day in court.
The Wisconsin Supreme Court has agreed to hear John McAdams’ lawsuit against Marquette University over the conservative faculty member’s suspension for defending a student.
Higher education is not about to send its clowns to the unemployment lines or retire its lions to wildlife sanctuaries, but its own circus is showing some fragility.
The American Association of University Professors formerly promoted academic freedom that balances the privileges of additional speech protections with accompanying duties. No more.
Academic freedom in a tenure-based system is not freedom but rather special protection and privileges given to a handful of cronies.
When they fired Joy Karenga for vicious anti-semitism, Oberlin College sent a clear message about the responsibilities that accompany academic freedom.
Academics have been slow to acknowledge how dependent the leaders of the alt-right are upon playbooks that they learned on university campuses.
Losing donors and enrollment, West Liberty University may be a harbinger of things to come for universities that double down on knee-jerk liberalism.
If the College Board’s actions speak louder than words, so far it hasn’t changed course on a plan to feed half a million kids slanted American history.
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