The Contentious Debate Over Academic Freedom

The group Free Exchange on Campus has published an excellent report rebutting the allegations that the whole of public higher education is a gigantic propaganda outfit that brainwashes students into leftists. It also tracks the origins of the movement against academic freedom (which is curiously similar to the movement that has berated the media for being liberally-biased) and identifies the principle players pushing to insert .

Given the current contentious political climate and some of the recent developments at GRCC, I wouldn’t be surprised if this becomes an issue and there is new pressure to enact Horowitz’s “Academic Bill of Rights.”

View Report: Manufactured Controversy (.pdf)

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