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Mark McPhail, a former communications professor at Indiana University Northwest in Gary, Indiana, has sued the university and administrators last month for retaliating against his exercise of First Amendment rights, among other things. The lawsuit alleges IU Northwest fired McPhail after he criticized the selection of the person appointed to lead a reorganized School of... Read more Read more


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Florida Dept of Health officials find that university administrators did not interfere with COVID-19 research or create barriers to prevent data sharing. Read more


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FIRE sent a public comment to California Community Colleges opposing proposed policies which would add DEI criteria to tenure review of college employees. Read more


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FIRE and PEN America wrote to the Mississippi Institutions of Higher Learning objecting to changes to the tenure review process at public universities. Read more


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FIRE wrote to St. Olaf College President David Anderson objecting to his ousting of Prof. Edmund Santurri over "Contemporary Controversies" speaker series. Read more


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Our guests on the podcast argue that the popular conception of academic freedom has become too closely connected with the the concept of free speech. Read more


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Our guests on the podcast argue that the popular conception of academic freedom has become too closely connected with the the concept of free speech. Read more


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Linfield University’s termination of Shakespeare scholar Daniel Pollack-Pelzner is now the subject of an unsparing investigative report from the AAUP. Read more


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Oklahoma Christian University fired a tenured professor who invited a gay guest speaker to class without giving him a chance to defend himself. Read more


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After 27 days of silence and following criticism from FIRE, embattled Linfield University ends investigation into English professor Reshmi Dutt-Ballerstadt. Read more



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