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Update on the Salaita Case, and a Sept. 11 Board Vote

University of Illinois student Stephanie Skora reports back on a meeting that a group of students had with Chancellor Phyllis Wise today:

We have discovered that the Chancellor HAS FORWARDED Professor Salaita’s appointment to the Board of Trustees, and they will be voting on his appointment during the Board of Trustees Meeting on September 11th, on the UIUC campus!

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Academic Freedom

Salaita's Contract to be Forwarded to Board

According to undergraduates who met with her today, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champagne Chancellor Phyllis Wise “has forwarded Professor Salaita’s appointment to the Board of Trustees, and they will be voting on his appointment during the Board of Trustees Meeting on September 11th, on the UIUC campus.” It appears that the boycott (discussed previously… 18 more words

On the Case of Steven Salaita

Don’t know who Steven Salaita is? Read this for background. And this, as well.

Done? Good. And now, for my own take: Tablet Magazine… 416 more words

CFA Statement Regarding Calls to Boycott the University of Illinois

September 1, 2014

The Campus Faculty Association is not involved in the boycott movement against the University of Illinois. We feel it is a matter of individual conscience for faculty members around the world to consider, and we respect the different decisions which individuals may reach. 105 more words

Collective Bargaining

The Little Orange & Blue Book: Quotations from Chairman Kennedy

Greetings, friends, from the Campus Faculty Association! Members of the university community have been urged to value civility as much as scholarship(1).  In this spirit, we can learn much from the wisdom of the Board of Trustees on issues of the day. 697 more words

Academic Freedom in the Era of Social Media

The University of Illinois has become embroiled in a controversy that pits academic freedom against hate speech. The university withdrew a job offer to American Indian studies scholar, Stephen Salaita, presumably because of numerous inflammatory and widely disseminated… 440 more words

Academic Freedom

Illinois peeps, check out - University's Rescinding of Job Offer Prompts an Outcry

Thousands of scholars and others are objecting after the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign rescinded the offer to Steven G. Salaita.. via NYT Education http://ift.tt/1lDAmiH

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