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Introduction: What Is Academic Freedom?

Cary Nelson

in No University Is an Island: Saving Academic Freedom

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814758595
eISBN:
9780814759059
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814758595.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This introductory chapter briefly examines the history of academic freedom in the United States. It highlights how the concept took cultural changes—from developments in science and philosophy, to ... More


Academic Freedom and the Living Constitution

Rodney A. Smolla

in The Constitution Goes to College: Five Constitutional Ideas That Have Shaped the American University

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814741030
eISBN:
9780814788561
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814741030.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter examines how academic freedom is linked to the “living Constitution” debate even as the words “academic freedom” do not appear anywhere in the text of the U.S. Constitution. It first ... More


2 Academic Freedom and the Living Constitution

Rodney A. Smolla

in The Constitution Goes to College: Five Constitutional Ideas That Have Shaped the American University

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814741030
eISBN:
9780814788561
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814741030.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter examines how academic freedom is linked to the “living Constitution” debate even as the words “academic freedom” do not appear anywhere in the text of the U.S. Constitution. It first ... More


No University Is an Island: Saving Academic Freedom

Cary Nelson

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814758595
eISBN:
9780814759059
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814758595.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

The modern university is sustained by academic freedom; it guarantees higher education's independence, its quality, and its success in educating students. The need to uphold those values would seem ... More


On Weakened Ground: The AAUP, Pedagogy, and the Struggle over Academic Freedom

Cary Nelson

in No University Is an Island: Saving Academic Freedom

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814758595
eISBN:
9780814759059
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814758595.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter describes the American Association of University Professors' (AAUP) efforts to exercise and maximize academic freedom of faculty and tenure at religious and secular institutions. It ... More


Conclusion

Marjorie Heins

in Priests of Our Democracy: The Supreme Court, Academic Freedom, and the Anti-Communist Purge

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814790519
eISBN:
9780814744642
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814790519.003.0017
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This book concludes with a discussion of academic freedom after Keyishian v. Board of Regents. It begins by assessing the link between academic freedom and the American left as well as the factors ... More


Evolution or Devolution: The Future of the AAUP’s Committee A on Academic Freedom and Tenure

Cary Nelson

in No University Is an Island: Saving Academic Freedom

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814758595
eISBN:
9780814759059
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814758595.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This concluding chapter provides an account of how the staff of the American Association of University Professors' (AAUP) Committee A on Academic Freedom and Tenure operates and provides suggestions ... More


Conclusion

Marjorie Heins

in Priests of Our Democracy: The Supreme Court, Academic Freedom, and the Anti-Communist Purge

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814790519
eISBN:
9780814744642
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814790519.003.0017
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This book concludes with a discussion of academic freedom after Keyishian v. Board of Regents. It begins by assessing the link between academic freedom and the American left as well as the factors ... More


The Three-Legged Stool: Academic Freedom, Shared Governance, and Tenure

Cary Nelson

in No University Is an Island: Saving Academic Freedom

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814758595
eISBN:
9780814759059
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814758595.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter outlines the relationship between academic freedom and shared governance. It situates academic freedom as one leg of a three-legged stool, with the other being shared governance and ... More


Academic Freedom after Keyishian

Marjorie Heins

in Priests of Our Democracy: The Supreme Court, Academic Freedom, and the Anti-Communist Purge

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814790519
eISBN:
9780814744642
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814790519.003.0015
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter examines some of the questions faced by contemporary universities about the future and meaning of academic freedom, as a matter of both policy and First Amendment right, in the wake of ... More


How a Campus Loses Its Way: Sixteen Threats to Academic Freedom

Cary Nelson

in No University Is an Island: Saving Academic Freedom

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814758595
eISBN:
9780814759059
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814758595.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter identifies sixteen specific threats to academic freedom. The unique diversity of American higher education, embracing both private and public institutions, secular and religious schools, ... More


Legacies of Misrule: Our Contingent Future

Cary Nelson

in No University Is an Island: Saving Academic Freedom

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814758595
eISBN:
9780814759059
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814758595.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter takes on the pervasive threat to academic freedom built into the increasing reliance on contingent faculty with no job security. It first dramatizes the difference between the worlds ... More


14 Academic Freedom after Keyishian

Marjorie Heins

in Priests of Our Democracy: The Supreme Court, Academic Freedom, and the Anti-Communist Purge

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814790519
eISBN:
9780814744642
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814790519.003.0015
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter examines some of the questions faced by contemporary universities about the future and meaning of academic freedom, as a matter of both policy and First Amendment right, in the wake of ... More


Introduction

Marjorie Heins

in Priests of Our Democracy: The Supreme Court, Academic Freedom, and the Anti-Communist Purge

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814790519
eISBN:
9780814744642
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814790519.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This book examines the political, cultural, and legal events that gave rise to academic freedom as a special concern of the First Amendment. Focusing on the inquisitions of New York professors and ... More


September 11 and Beyond

Marjorie Heins

in Priests of Our Democracy: The Supreme Court, Academic Freedom, and the Anti-Communist Purge

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814790519
eISBN:
9780814744642
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814790519.003.0016
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter explores academic freedom-related issues that have arisen since September 11, 2001, both in the schools and in the courts. The issues include new controversies regarding loyalty oaths, ... More


Introduction

Marjorie Heins

in Priests of Our Democracy: The Supreme Court, Academic Freedom, and the Anti-Communist Purge

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814790519
eISBN:
9780814744642
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814790519.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This book examines the political, cultural, and legal events that gave rise to academic freedom as a special concern of the First Amendment. Focusing on the inquisitions of New York professors and ... More


15 September 11 and Beyond

Marjorie Heins

in Priests of Our Democracy: The Supreme Court, Academic Freedom, and the Anti-Communist Purge

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814790519
eISBN:
9780814744642
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814790519.003.0016
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter explores academic freedom-related issues that have arisen since September 11, 2001, both in the schools and in the courts. The issues include new controversies regarding loyalty oaths, ... More


Conclusion

Rodney A. Smolla

in The Constitution Goes to College: Five Constitutional Ideas That Have Shaped the American University

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814741030
eISBN:
9780814788561
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814741030.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This book concludes with a discussion of the 1940 Statement of Principles on Academic Freedom and Tenure and its significance to the influence of constitutional ideas on the identity of public and ... More


“Sifting and Winnowing”

Marjorie Heins

in Priests of Our Democracy: The Supreme Court, Academic Freedom, and the Anti-Communist Purge

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814790519
eISBN:
9780814744642
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814790519.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter examines the origins of academic freedom as an American ideal. It considers how conflicts over the role of professors, the powers of trustees, and the very nature of the academic ... More


No Campus Is an Island: Reflections on the AAUP Presidency

Cary Nelson

in No University Is an Island: Saving Academic Freedom

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814758595
eISBN:
9780814759059
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814758595.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter recalls the author's experience of being the President of the American Association of University Professors (AAUP). It examines the author's two main policy priorities: developing a full ... More


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