Academic Freedom & Tenure Investigations

College and University Government: Lindenwood College

Report concluding that conditions for academic governance at Lindenwood College are truly deplorable.

College and University Government: Elmira College

Report dealing primarily with conditions of academic government at Elmira College, particularly relations among the faculty, the chief academic officers, and the governing board.

Academic Freedom and Tenure: Hillsdale College

Report dealing with the denial of due process and lack of protections of academic freedom at Hillsdale College.

Academic Freedom and Tenure: Husson University

Report concerning Husson College's policies on tenure failing to set a maximum period for probationary service and its neglect of the safe guards of academic freedom..

Academic Freedom and Tenure: Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico

Report regarding the lack of due process in the suspension and termination of a tenured faculty member and the lack of academic freedom at a religiously affiliated institution.

Academic Freedom and Tenure: Talladega College

Report dealing with actions taken by the administration of Talladega College in late May 1985 to terminate the services of three professors without affording them the protections of due process

Academic Freedom and Tenure: Metropolitan Community Colleges

Report concerning the claims of financial exigency, the administration of the Metropolitan Community Colleges sought to layoff 21 tenured faculty members, while retaining part-time faculty and suspending two academic programs.

Academic Freedom and Tenure: American International College

Report concerning the administration of American International College's dismissal of a faculty member after thirteen years of service without setting forth specific cause for its action and without offering him a hearing and other safeguards of academic due process.

Academic Freedom and Tenure: Nichols College

Report concerning the administration of Nichols College's dismissal of a faculty member  prior to the expiration of his term of appointment, without providing him with the basic safeguards of academic due process

Academic Freedom and Tenure: Phillips Community College of the University of Arkansas

Report discussing the lack of  written regulations or by-laws which safeguard academic freedom, tenure, and due process at Phillips County Community College. Apart from the lack of written safeguards—indeed, perhaps in part because of this deficiency—sound conditions of academic freedom, tenure, and due process do not exist at this college.

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