Category Archives: Academic freedom

Furlough fun

On the occasion of yesterday’s mandatory furlough day,  I  tracked down this document posted on the Provost’s website (UW System Furlough FAQs) to remind myself what I am and am not permitted to do.   I quickly found my answer in … Continue reading

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Stepping up to protect free speech on campus

Just days ago, this forum reposted a message that had been circulated by the AAUP concerning loopholes in the legal protection of speech on campus due to a controversial Supreme Court ruling in 2006. Today, in the article “Free speech … Continue reading

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Speak Up! Speak Out! Protect the Faculty Voice

The following broadcast message was sent out by the American Association of University Professors to its membership on November 10, 2009. It is reprinted in its entirety here for the convenience of S&W readers. – Eds. The right of faculty … Continue reading

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