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Academic freedom in American higher education

Robert K. Poch

Academic freedom in American higher education

rights, responsibilities, and limitations

by Robert K. Poch

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Published by School of Education and Human Development, George Washington University in Washington, DC .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Academic freedom -- United States.,
    • Education, Higher -- United States.,
    • Teaching, Freedom of -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 75-79) and index.

      Statementby Robert K. Poch ; prepared by ERIC Clearinghouse on Higher Education, the George Washington University in cooperation with ASHE, Association for the Study of Higher Education.
      SeriesASHE-ERIC higher education report,, no. 4, 1993, ASHE-ERIC higher education report ;, 1993, no. 4.
      ContributionsERIC Clearinghouse on Higher Education., Association for the Study of Higher Education.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsLC72.2 .P63 1993
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvii, 92 p. ;
      Number of Pages92
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1439111M
      LC Control Number93061674
      OCLC/WorldCa29688559

      A series of near-riots on campuses aimed at silencing guest speakers has exposed the fact that our universities are no longer devoted to the free exchange of ideas in pursuit of truth. But this hostility to free speech is only a symptom of a deeper problem, writes John Ellis. Having watched the deterioration of .   The book was commissioned in by the American Academic Freedom Project, which had a panel of advisers from numerous distinguished universities and seminaries (plus one from the Detroit Public Library), and it was published alongside a companion volume, Academic Freedom in Our Time, by the director of the project, R. M. MacIver, an emeritus.

        Sometimes academic freedom is invoked in situations where it doesn't actually apply. But many within and without higher education are not well-versed in all the protections it does provide. This statement is designed to help clarify both what academic freedom does and doesn't do. PART 1: What it does do. 1.   The Lost Soul of Higher Education tells the The Lost Soul of Higher Education tells the interwoven stories of successive, well-funded ideological assaults on academic freedom by outside pressure groups aimed at undermining the legitimacy of scholarly study, viewed alongside decades of eroding higher education budgets -- a trend that has sharply /5.

      Academic freedom in the United States was codified in the Declaration of Principles and endorsed at the second annual meeting of the American Association of University Professors (AAUP). The Author: Amy J Barton. Submissions. Academe, the magazine of the American Association of University Professors, welcomes proposals for feature articles and book reviews as well as submissions of articles and opinion columns.. Academe explores a wide range of topics in higher education. Our readership includes faculty members, academic professionals, and graduate students from many different disciplines as well as.


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The Lost Soul of Higher Education: Corporatization, the Assault on Academic Freedom, and the End of the American University/5(7). Academic freedom—crucial to the health of American higher education—is threatened on many fronts. In The Future of Academic Freedom, a leading scholar equips us to defend academic freedom by illuminating its meaning, the challenges it faces, and its relation to freedom of expression.

Nevertheless, as both knowledgeable and novice readers progress through Schrecker’s book, they will realize that academic freedom has always been a structural effect—an amalgam of processes constantly re-formed by the internal and external forces that structure American higher education.

The book traces academic freedom through three phases, each generously textured with what Clifford. The current edition, the eleventh, includes basic statements on academic freedom, tenure, and due process; academic governance; professional ethics; research and teaching; online and distance education; intellectual property; discrimination; collective bargaining; accreditation; and students' rights and freedoms.

Get this from a library. Academic freedom in American higher education: rights, responsibilities, and limitations. [Robert K Poch; ERIC Clearinghouse on Higher Education.; Association for the Study of Higher Education.].

An Assessment of Academic Freedom How anti-terrorism measures have impacted created a special legislative committee on “Academic Freedom in Higher Education,” designed to determine whether students on public campuses were subject to unacceptable bias or imbalance in courses or curricula.

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Chace in his article called “The Decline of the. This book, originally published inreviews the history of intellectual freedom in American higher education from its origins in Europe to An introductory essay, by Roger L. Geiger, examines the strategic place of higher education in Hofstadter's work, and then reassesses the lasting contribution of the work.

The first four chapters trace the persistent quest for intellectual Author: Richard Hofstadter. This primer offers a general overview of academic freedom in American higher education. It is designed to present basic concepts, including the application of academic freedom to faculty members and institutions of higher education.

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Policy Statements. Statement of Principles on Academic Freedom and Tenure. A: While academic freedom is one of the foundations of greatness in the American higher education system, it has always been -- and always will be -- contested and vulnerable.

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ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xxi, pages ; 25 cm: Contents: Foreword by Charles E. Curran Acknowledgments Introduction The Context of the Problem The American Roman Catholic College and University Academic Freedom and the Catholic Campus: The Current State of the Discussion The Secular Model of Academic Freedom in the United States:.

New books on academic freedom and free speech argue that the most serious threats to academic freedom and free speech are coming from within higher education. New books warn of expanding notions of academic freedom and checks on free speech that are hurting higher education.

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Academic freedom provides the foundation for faculty scholarship and teaching, making it possible for educators to exchange ideas and concepts freely in the classroom, to explore and disseminate new knowledge, and to speak out both as professionals and private by: 1.The book is a triumph, drawn from the life and experience of a true hero of campus freedom of speech and academic freedom.” —GREG LUKIANOFF, president and CEO of the Foundation for Individual.