AAUP Faults a Tenure Denial at Northeastern Illinois U.

Administrators at Northeastern Illinois University violated principles of academic freedom when they rejected a linguistics professor's bid for tenure in June 2012, the American Association of University Professors said in a report released on Tuesday.

The professor, John P. Boyle, had received a unanimous recommendation for tenure from his department's personnel committee and acting chair, the dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, and the