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Academic Freedom

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1 AAUP delays censure decision until 2014
Randolph--Olivia Marie (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 109:56, p.1
6/21/2013 Recommendations from the United Faculty and Senate caused the AAUP to vote to delay any censure action until 2014. This will give President Ruud a chance to resolve serious problems created in part by his predecessor.
2 AAUP releases report on cuts
Findley--Blake Thurston (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 109:33, p.1
2/8/2013 The report addressed five "issues of concern". According to the report, several faculty members expressed a lack of trust in President Allen's administration that started before the events of 2012; photo
3 AAUP president express concern over Allen's actions
Findley--Blake Thurston (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 109:23, p.1
11/13/2012 Professor Dan Power, the AAUP-United Faculty President (American Association of University Professors), expressed concern that President Allen's actions have strengthened the possibility that the AAUP Congress will censure UNI at its meeting in 2013.
4 Let freedom ring in the classroom
Calcara--Sally A. (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 104:9, p.2
9/25/2007 American Association of University Professors has published a report, which responds contemporary critics who are concerned with too much academic liberty.
5 Debate rocks AAUP conference on academic freedom
Szeszycki--Emily (Student--2001)
Northern Iowan 100:47, p.1
4/2/2004 UNI hosted the American Association of University Professors Spring State Conference.
6 Academic freedom: a challenge
Campus News Network 10:7, p.1
11/8/1999 Discussion about Katherine van Wormer and the policies regarding faculty responsibilities to the university.
7 Tenure study reveals criteria of 'privilege'
Northern Iowan 94:54, p.1
4/28/1998 Tenure decisions, granting academic freedom, are made carefully by the Provost and a committee.
8 The Childress affair and its implication for academic freedom
Lang--William C. (Vice President; History Faculty)
A Century of Leadership and Service 2:0, p.299
7/1/1995 Detailed account of the assignment in which Mr. Childress used taboo words and the public reaction to the assignment.
9 The Hoffmans affair
Lang--William C. (Vice President; History Faculty)
A Century of Leadership and Service 2:0, p.282
7/1/1995 Detailed account of the controversy surrounding Mr. Hoffmans and his protests against the Viet Nam War and the draft; photo.
10 The impact of McCarthyism
Lang--William C. (Vice President; History Faculty)
A Century of Leadership and Service 2:0, p.206
7/1/1995 The college faces challenges in teaching the Communist Manifesto, loyalty oaths, and charges of subversion on its own staff.
11 Advisory Board requests new human rights policy; Faculty Senate meets Monday
Northern Iowan 88:45, p.1
3/13/1992 Faculty Senate passes measures supporting new policies on human rights and academic freedom.
12 Faculty Senate discusses three items; human rights, academic freedom policies and university catalog issues placed on March docket
Northern Iowan 88:41, p.4
13 "Content-neutral" statement explained
Coulter--Cynthia M. (Library Faculty)
Northern Iowan 87:2, p.3
9/7/1990 Faculty respond to spring letters commenting on the use of the phrase "content-neutral" in the University's "Freedom of Expression" policy.
14 Accuracy . . . in Academia?
Chung--David R.
Northern Iowan 82:26, p.2
12/10/1985 Believes that the people who support Accuracy in Academia are trying to limit professors' right to free speech.
15 'Academic freedom'
Northern Iowan 77:55, p.3
5/12/1981 Does not believe that letting ROTC on UNI campus will violate anyone's academic freedom.
16 No ROTC!
Gute--Gary G. (Family Services Faculty)
Northern Iowan 77:55, p.2
5/12/1981 Feels that ROTC is not an academic program; therefore, prohibiting it on campus is not a violation of academic freedom.
17 ROTC not for UNI
Wehner--Carl Orville (Classes of 1951 and 1959; Mathematics Faculty)
Northern Iowan 77:55, p.2
5/12/1981 Does not believe that ROTC on the UNI campus has anything to do with academic freedom.
18 'You missed the point'
Northern Iowan 77:53, p.2
5/5/1981 Believes that academic freedom is the major concept that makes UNI work.
19 Partisanship clouds facts
Crownfield--David R. (Philosophy and Religion Facu
Northern Iowan 74:5, p.2
9/16/1977 Professor Crownfield disagrees with Professor Morgan; outlines significant achievements of the first faculty contract.
20 "Publish or perish" bill a threat
Palmer--David L.
Northern Iowan 69:60, p.2
7/13/1973 Believes bill is a bad step.
21 Responsibility needed
Dreier--William H. (Education Faculty)
Northern Iowan 66:35, p.2
2/17/1970 Believes Northern Iowan erred in recent headline.
22 Academic freedom discussed
Northern Iowan 66:31, p.1
2/3/1970 Discussion centers on varying definitions.
23 Academic freedom or political control?
Fox--Josef W. (Philosophy and Humanities Faculty)
Northern Iowan 66:30, p.3
1/30/1970 Professor Fox fears effects of Childress assignment.
24 Comments on academic freedom
Haman--Albert Charles (Biology Faculty)
Northern Iowan 66:30, p.2
1/30/1970 Supports academic freedom, but believes that it, like all ideas, is subject to debate and question.
25 Regents support academic freedom reject Messerly's petition on Childress
Northern Iowan 66:30, p.1
1/30/1970 Regents and President Maucker defend Childress assignment.
26 AFT backs Childress
Northern Iowan 66:29, p.3
1/9/1970 Believes Mr. Childress had right to make assignment.
27 Questions role of University
Fox--Josef W. (Philosophy and Humanities Faculty)
Northern Iowan 66:29, p.3
1/9/1970 Professor Fox questions call for university to become involved with social reform.
28 The Childress profanity case
Wiesenfeld--Julius (Mathematics Faculty)
Northern Iowan 66:29, p.2
1/9/1970 Professor Wiesenfeld analyzes effects of the Childress assignment.
29 Childress criticized for vulgar words
Northern Iowan 66:28, p.5
12/19/1969 Mr. Severin cites recent assignment given by Mr. Childress; Dean Shields defends assignment.
30 KWWL features profs; discuss freedom
Northern Iowan 65:52, p.1
4/22/1969 Professors discuss academic freedom.
31 Academic freedom discussed on KWWL
Northern Iowan 65:51, p.6
4/18/1969 UNI faculty members will participate.
32 Would commemorate rally, all-night vigil
Northern Iowan 65:11, p.2
10/15/1968 Letter calls for commemoration of President Maucker's courageous stand for freedom of speech in connection with the Ed Hoffmans case one year before.
33 Impressed by freedom
Oates--Michael David (Modern Languages Faculty)
Northern Iowan 64:54, p.2
5/7/1968 Professor Oates responds to Professor Fox's comments on professional freedom; Professor Oates believes that he has sufficient freedom to do his job.
34 President J. W. Maucker urges clarification of academic freedom
Maucker--James William (President of ISTC--SCI--and UNI)
Northern Iowan 64:53, p.3
5/3/1968 Selections of text of President Maucker's acceptance speech for AAUP award.
35 Maucker receives award for academic freedom
Northern Iowan 64:52, p.1
4/30/1968 President Maucker honored with AAUP's Meiklejohn Award; photo.
36 AAUP nominates Maucker for Meiklejohn Award
Northern Iowan 64:29, p.1
2/2/1968 Would recognize President Maucker for his role in defending academic freedom.
37 Dr. Maucker: 'Sound ideas will prevail'
Northern Iowan 64:25, p.1
12/11/1967 Believes academic freedom is good for society as a whole.
38 Heed free expressionists
Williams--Terry L. (Student--1991-1998)
Northern Iowan 64:16, p.2
11/3/1967 Professor Williams hopes that Board will be inclined toward free speech in wake of Hoffmans article.
39 Student Senate supports action of Maucker, Upchurch
Northern Iowan 64:14, p.1
10/27/1967 Passes formal measure in support of statement on freedom of expression; passes measure on pass/fail grading.
40 Students and faculty rally to support freedom policy
Northern Iowan 64:13, p.1
10/24/1967 Three thousand students and 150 faculty march to President's home to express support for President Maucker's stand on the Hoffmans matter.
41 President announces policy supporting freedom at UNI
Northern Iowan 64:12, p.1
10/20/1967 Text of President Maucker's policy freedom of expression.
42 Senator says academics a concern of SS
Johnson--Karin (Student--1967)
College Eye 63:47, p.2
4/18/1967 Argues that students don't want control over academic requirements, only uniformity.
43 Fox one of world's worst writers?
Fox--Josef W. (Philosophy and Humanities Faculty)
College Eye 63:43, p.2
3/24/1967 Claims astonishment at the misinterpretation of a previous column.
44 Issue of academic freedom out in open
Fox--Josef W. (Philosophy and Humanities Faculty)
College Eye 63:41, p.2
3/17/1967 Advocates a more solid organization of the faculty.
45 Explains further the need of academic freedom
Fox--Josef W. (Philosophy and Humanities Faculty)
College Eye 63:39, p.2
3/10/1967 Contends that faculty should be allowed total freedom in order to make real discoveries about the world.
46 Professors need freedom and responsibility
Fox--Josef W. (Philosophy and Humanities Faculty)
College Eye 63:35, p.2
2/24/1967 Chides the editor for attempting to censor the actions of the faculty.
47 Nature of Dr. Fox revealed
Behrens--Roy Richard (Class of 1968; Art Faculty)
College Eye 59:17, p.2
2/5/1965 Professor Fox acts as mediator in his column against restriction of 'Another Country;' student disagrees with banning of book.
48 'Filthy' book causes academic freedom controversy
Fox--Josef W. (Philosophy and Humanities Faculty)
College Eye 59:16, p.2
1/15/1965 Baldwin's 'Another Country' has academic merit.
49 EYE asks 'Do we have student academic freedom?'
College Eye 45:29, p.2
5/7/1954 Encourages students to send letters to the EYE about their views on student academic freedom at Teachers College.
50 Untitled
College Eye 44:10, p.2
11/14/1952 Academic freedom is gained through knowledge/education.


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