September 9, 2005
A Chilly Climate on the Campuses
Rarely has the climate on college campuses seemed such a cause for concern.
Over the summer, two broad coalitions issued major new statements reaffirming academic freedom and autonomy. The American Council on Education and 27 other higher-education organizations said they were responding to university presidents, who need guidance in the face of increasing challenges to those principles. Almost concurrently, the presidents of 16 major universities around the world, also citing