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Columbia Continues to Feel the Heat in the ‘Sun’
Columbia remains in the news this morning as the New York Sun runs two pieces about FIRE’s criticism of dispositions at Teachers College, Columbia’s school of education. In the first, Eliana Johnson reports on FIRE’s letter to Teachers College and includes reactions from members of the school’s community.
The second piece, an editorial, takes issue with Teachers College’s “Conceptual Framework” and its history.
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Campus free speech champion Robert Zimmer dies at age 75
FIRE mourns the passing of former UChicago President Robert Zimmer, who advanced the cause of free expression at colleges nationwide.
What a drag — Montana outlaws ‘glamorous’ attire in public schools and libraries
Montana has enacted an unconstitutional law which prohibits any school or library that receives state funding from hosting “drag story hour.”
Cal State faculty stand up for academic freedom and free speech
Hundreds of faculty at every campus in the California State University system have formed a group to protect academic freedom and free speech.
Say what? Westfield State University bans ‘derogatory or inflammatory statements, and/or idle gossip’
Students at Westfield State University in Massachusetts are subject to disciplinary action if their use of university email is deemed to include “derogatory or inflammatory statements and/or idle gossip.”