California Institute of Integral Studies

Location: San Francisco, California
Type: Private

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  • FIRE Continues to Protest Injustice at CIIS

    July 21, 2006

    Last month FIRE reported that Professor Leland van den Daele was under investigation at the California Institute of Integral Studies (CIIS) for assigning an article he wrote in 1970 to his doctoral psychology students, some of whom found the article to exhibit signs of institutional racism. As I previously explained, the article contained language that… Read more

  • Professor Under ‘Investigation’ at California Institute of Integral Studies

    June 1, 2006

    The California Institute of Integral Studies (CIIS) has a specific persona—founded in 1968, it is a private, accredited institution advocating an “integral approach to education.” Its mission is to “embody spirit, intellect, and wisdom in service to individuals, communities and the Earth.” These ideals draw students and faculty to CIIS, but faculty members also likely… Read more

  • Academic Freedom Under Attack at California Institute of Integral Studies

    June 1, 2006

    SAN FRANCISCO, June 1, 2006—In a direct attack on academic freedom, the California Institute of Integral Studies (CIIS) is “investigating” a professor for assigning a peer-reviewed journal article that some students felt was “racist.” Psychology professor Leland van den Daele contacted the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE) for help soon after hearing that… Read more