Academic Freedom and Tenure: Lawrence Technological University

This report concerns the actions taken by the administration of Lawrence Technological University regarding appointment termination following a decision to discontinue the undergraduate programs in business management.

The text of this report was written by the members of the investigating committee. In accordance with Association practice, the text was then edited by the Association's staff, and, as revised, with the concurrence of the investigating committee, was submitted to Committee A on Academic Freedom and Tenure. With the approval of Committee A, it was subsequently sent to the faculty member at whose request the inquiry was conducted, to the administration of Lawrence Technological University, to the AAUP chapter president, and to other persons concerned in the report. In light of the responses received and with the editorial assistance of the Association's staff, this final report was published in the May-June 1998 issue of Academe.