Texas A&M University – San Antonio

Location: San Antonio, Texas
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  • Texas Students, FIRE’s Joe Cohn is Coming to a Campus Near You

    October 6, 2014

    Yeehaw! Joe Cohn, FIRE’s Legislative and Policy Director, will be traveling across the Lone Star State for a rootin’ tootin’ Texan campus tour. Students and faculty at or near the University of Houston, University of Texas at San Antonio, University of Texas at Austin, Texas State University at San Marcos, and Texas A&M are invited… Read more

  • Texas A&M Student Body President Vetoes Opt-Out Bill for Funding Student Organizations

    April 11, 2013

    AggieLand Water Tower – Wikimedia Commons On April 3, the Texas A&M University Student Senate approved a measure that would allow students to choose not to fund specific student groups. Specifically, the bill allowed "students who object, for religious and moral purposes, to the use of their student fees and tuition to fund various services to opt… Read more

  • Funding Victory For Religious and Political Student Groups at Texas A&M

    November 21, 2012

    We’re pleased to note an important victory for the free speech rights and freedom of association of religious and political student organizations at Texas A&M University. Thanks to a settlement (PDF) reached with Texas A&M, a lawsuit brought by the Alliance Defending Freedom (ADF) on behalf of the Texas Aggie Conservatives has ensured that religious… Read more

  • Lecturer’s Termination at Texas A&M – San Antonio: Who Knew What, and When?

    October 4, 2012

    Over the summer, FIRE weighed in on the case of Sissy Bradford, an instructor who had taught in the sociology and criminology departments at Texas A&M University–San Antonio (TAMU–SA) before being abruptly notified in May that she was no longer assigned the fall slate of classes she had been scheduled to teach.  Bradford’s termination attracted… Read more

  • Silencing Political Debate: Election Season Arrives at Texas A&M

    July 16, 2012

    With election season heating up just as fast as the summer weather, it seems that the urge to shut down political speech on campus has once again reared its ugly head. The most recent case in a long line of election–related controversies over the years is taking place at Texas A&M University, where student organizations… Read more

  • Texas A&M At It Again

    June 22, 2012

    Texas A&M University (TAMU) cannot seem to keep itself out of the spotlight, and once again it’s for all the wrong reasons. As Torch readers will surely recall, two weeks ago FIRE wrote a letter to Texas A&M University–San Antonio (a branch campus) after it dismissed an adjunct professor mere hours after her criticism of… Read more

  • Texas A&M-San Antonio Claims Prof’s Dismissal a “Coincidence

    June 15, 2012

    As I wrote recently, FIRE has been monitoring the case of Sissy Bradford, a lecturer in criminology at Texas A&M University-San Antonio (TAMU-SA) who was suspiciously relieved of her next semester’s teaching duties. Why is it suspicious? Well, because Bradford was let go within hours of the publication of an article that aired her criticisms… Read more

  • Hours After Publication of Critical Article, Texas A&M San Antonio Dismisses Professor

    May 31, 2012

    The story of the dismissal of Texas A&M University-San Antonio (TAMU-SA) lecturer Sissy Bradford has garnered much attention—and for good reason. Within hours of the publication of an article in which Bradford criticized the university’s handling of threats against her, Bradford was informed that she would not be teaching at the university for the coming… Read more