September 9, 2005
Academic Freedom or Government Intrusion
In preparing students for lifelong learning and democratic citizenship, today's great universities are more open than ever to intellectual diversity. Students learn to cross traditional disciplinary boundaries when they examine issues like AIDS and global terrorism from the multiple perspectives and with the methodologies that faculty members bring to the classroom.
Why, then, the perception of a chill among people who complain that certain views are not allowed full expression on our