All week, FIRE’s president Greg Lukianoff will be debating with Michael Shermer, publisher of Skeptic magazine, on issues concerning academic freedom in higher education. As part of the Los Angeles Times’ opinion section "Dust-Up", Greg and Michael will answer questions on political bias, indoctrination of students, and ideological curricula at universities. In today’s debate, Greg and Michael were asked:
Students complain about indoctrination by professors. Professors complain about vendettas, surreptitious taping and smear campaigns from students and ideologues. Who is right?
To read their answers, visit the LA Times’ website here and check back every day this week for new debate topics.