Title IX as a Threat to Academic Freedom

March 24, 2016

By Colleen Flaherty at Inside Higher Ed

The Education Department’s Office for Civil Rights brought needed attention to the problem of sexual assault and harassment on college campuses with its 2011 letter telling institutions to enforce the law. But in so doing, the office has created a slew of new problems with implications for free speech and academic freedom. That’s the premise of a lengthy new report from the American Association of University Professors. ...

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