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According to a 2018 Gallup poll, only 48 percent of Americans expressed confidence in higher education — down 9 percentage points since 2015 alone. Read more


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Barry Mehler — the Michigan professor who was suspended for a profanity-laced introductory video — settled with Ferris State University for $95,000. Read more


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Indiana University is latest school to require faculty to discuss their efforts to advance diversity, equity, and inclusion to attain tenure or promotion Read more


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The University of Pennsylvania Law School has asked the school's faculty senate to begin the process of punishing tenured law professor Amy Wax. Read more


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When Professor Stuart Reges challenged the University of Washington’s position on land acknowledgements, administrators punished him, undermining his academic freedom. Today, backed by the Foundation for Individual Rights and Expression, Reges sued the university to vindicate his First Amendment right to express his opinion — even if it differs from the party line. Read more


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FIRE called out Oklahoma Christian University for abruptly firing a tenured professor following student complaints about a guest speaker in his class. Read more


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The American Association of University Professors has formally censured Linfield University for violating the academic freedom rights of faculty. Read more


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Powerful concurrence in Cornell case compares campus proceedings to English Star Chamber Read more


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Last week, University of Washington faculty voted down a proposed amendment to the faculty code that included a DEI requirement for tenure and promotion. Read more


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Soka University has ignored FIRE’s warning to drop its investigation into Professor Aneil Rallin’s sex-related reading assignments Read more



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