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AERA and ASHE Joint Resolution on Tenure and Academic Freedom in Wisconsin

The following resolution was released by the two organizations on June 30:

The American Educational Research Association (AERA) and the Association for the Study of Higher Education (ASHE), as the two national scholarly associations devoted to the study of all education and higher education, respectively, affirm the principle that academic freedom, grounded in the tenure process, is essential for high-quality research and teaching. 100 more words


Repercussions of the Salaita Case

This morning the Chronicle of Higher Education published an excellent and important article by Beth McMurtrie entitled, “Nearly a Year Later, Fallout From Salaita Case Lingers on Campuses… 2,458 more words


How academic efforts to boycott Israel harm our students

My  opinion piece in the Washington Post. July 2015.

In March 2014, I and my co-teacher stood with 27 Vassar College students at the sparkling Auja Spring in the parched West Bank of the Palestinian territories. 746 more words


The Debate over an Academic Boycott of Israel--in Ireland

Writing for University World News, John Kelly reports on the debate over an academic boycott of Israeli universities that is now occurring in Ireland. Kelly notes that the issue has become prominent in Ireland considerably later than in most member nations of the European Union, 14 of which have governmentally endorsed the boycott. 591 more words

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Institusi Pengajian Tinggi dan Cita-cita Kebebasan Akademik

Peranan sesebuah Institusi Pengajian Tinggi amatlah penting untuk membangunkan kesedaran yang menggerakkan kepada anak-anak muda yang bakal mentadbir masa depan negara.

IPT yang dikuasai oleh tangan-tangan politik sudah kita saksikan sejak sekian lama yang akhirnya ia menjadi virus, bala dan wujudnya bebalisme. 364 more words


Diminishing returns

Yesterday afternoon, the harrassment campaign against me seemed to have reached a low ebb, and I felt confident that this particular storm had passed. Yesterday evening, however, it kicked back into high gear and I started receiving so many hateful Twitter messages that I literally could not keep up with blocking all of them. 434 more words


Salaita Accepts Academic Position in American Studies at American University of Beirut

According to the Champaign, Illinois News-Gazette, Steven G. Salaita has accepted a position with the American University of Beirut, Lebanon. See here. Most academics rarely recover from a summary dismissal, particularly when ethical and moral sentiments are expressed that induce controversy. 272 more words