Academic Freedom 06-07

Category: Advertised Commitments to Free Expression, Statement School: Craven Community College Statement Rating: Not Rated Last updated: October 28, 2013

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Academic freedom is essential to these purposes and applies to both teaching and research. Freedom in research is fundamental to the advancement of truth. Academic freedom in its teaching aspect is fundamental for the protection of the rights of the teacher in teaching and of the student to freedom in learning. It is essential to foster a spirit of inquiry within the institution where ideas may be examined in an atmosphere of freedom and confidence. Along with academic freedom comes responsibility.

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