Academic Bill of Rights

AAUP Policies In the Classroom

The freedom to teach, to learn, to discover, and to convey knowledge is fundamental to the common good of a free society. In universities and colleges, academic freedom protects the inquiries and expressions of students, teachers, researchers, scholars and other members of the academic community in different ways depending on their functions. Several AAUP policy statements describe the importance of academic freedom for faculty, graduate and undergraduate students, and academic professionals whose responsibilities include teaching or other academic judgments.

University of North Carolina Faculty Assembly Resolution on Academic Freedom

The University of North Carolina Faculty Assembly opposes administrative or legislative measures that would deprive faculty of the authority necessary to teach, to do research, to publish in a manner that meets scholarly standards, and to advance knowledge in an open and unencumbered fashion inside and outside the classroom

Skim This Book

One-Party Classroom: How Radical Professors at America’s Top Colleges Indoctrinate Students and Undermine Our Democracy. David Horowitz and Jacob Laksin. New York: Crown Forum Publishing Group, 2009.

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