The AAUP, 92 and ailing
June 8, 2007
by Robin Wilson
The Chronicle of Higher Education
Increasingly, professors with academic-freedom complaints have been turning to younger groups, like the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education, which has a track record of moving quickly. It does not perform lengthy investigations. It simply sends an e-mail message to reporters, publicizing a professor’s problem with administrators. It uses news-media exposure to persuade colleges to change their policies. Some accuse FIRE of taking up primarily conservative causes, but it does get attention—and frequently gets results.
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