The Importance of Academic Freedom for Democracy

Since the inception of the first universities nearly a thousand years ago, the freedom to pursue intellectual inquiry has served as a core value for professors,...

How Right-Wing Indian Society Stifles Academic Freedom

India is home to a right-wing nationalist party advocating for Hinduvta, a word meaning "Hinduness". Manifesting itself in many ways, this term has morphed...

These Organizations Protect Academic Freedom

Without academic research, our society wouldn't have as nearly as much knowledge as we currently do. Although many of us overlook the importance of...

Why Academic Freedom is Important to Professors

Throughout history, we have become accustomed to scholars serving a very specific role. These professionals are expected to learn pre-determined curricula, design lessons to...

The Wisconsin Supreme Court and Academic Freedom

Universities are institutions with high ideals. Should they not live up to those high ideals, the courts may be responsible to make them. A...

Banned Books in Europe

Censorship is nothing new to the world of literature or academia. Reasons vary greatly across countries and continents, although you’re more likely to find...

A Brief History of Academic Freedom

Basic tenets of academic freedom as we know them today were created as a response to totalitarian governments and dictatorships of the early 1900’s....
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