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Middle East Studies Program Comes Under Federal Scrutiny

Henry Reichman, the chair of AAUP's Committee A on Academic Freedom and Tenure, described the department’s inquiry into the Duke-UNC Consortium for Middle East Studies’ use of federal Title VI funds as “a chillingly inappropriate political intrusion into curricular decisions best made by faculty.”

Publication Date: 
Wednesday, September 25, 2019
Publication: 
Inside Higher Education
Article URL: 
https://www.insidehighered.com/news/2019/09/25/federal-inquiry-middle-east-studies-program-raises-academic-freedom-concerns