With shows like “The Chair,” a fresh group of storytellers are using college life to explore — and lampoon — privilege and identity.
I often have to ask my students to keep quiet — all in the name of open and free expression.
The Board of Regents announced that the former Republican governor is its choice to become chancellor. His selection has angered professors concerned about academic freedom.
This is a terrible time for liberal institutions to weaken academic freedom.
Plans for a new faculty committee to protect academic freedom came after the head of a prestigious program resigned, citing donor interference.
Shrinking the public space that preserves the memory of the 1989 Beijing uprising has effectively turned Hong Kong into another silent mainland city.
A terrorist’s testimony and a clemency letter by military officers. Also: Florida professors; religion and politics; health care; Mark Zuckerberg.
After the University of Florida blocked testimony in a voting rights lawsuit against the state, critics made accusations of political meddling. The governor denied the claims.
Attacks on tenure. Also: Angela Merkel and the future of Europe; beyond the nuclear family; “Squid Game.”
After being hired as expert witnesses for groups opposing a restrictive voting law, three University of Florida academics were told they could not participate in the lawsuit against the state.
Students objected after the composer Bright Sheng showed the 1965 film of Laurence Olivier’s “Othello” to his class at the University of Michigan.
The Board of Regents has given its universities the power to fire tenured professors without faculty input. Now some fear that academic freedom is threatened, too.
A battle over academic freedom at Yale. Also: Senator Kyrsten Sinema of Arizona; hazing and assault on campus; bike chaos in New York; Messi’s goal.
It’s painful to feel repelled by the sensibilities of the young.
It’s a proxy for a larger debate about the meaning of academic freedom and the priorities of higher education.
Tolerance and intolerance are taking on many different guises.
Colleges seem reluctant to condemn anti-Semitic speech and assaults.
A Rutgers Law student repeated an epithet from a legal case, and now Black students at the New Jersey school are calling for a policy on slurs — and apologies.
Republican lawmakers try to cancel diversity programs.
The government announced an investigation into social science research, broadening attacks on what it sees as destabilizing American influences.
The government in the Philippines has announced a decision to end a 32-year agreement barring security forces from a prestigious campus. Students say they won’t be intimidated.
Benny Tai was convicted of public nuisance charges related to his leading role in the 2014 pro-democracy Umbrella Movement.
The University of Central Florida said it had received complaints about bias and unfair treatment regarding the professor, Charles Negy, who has argued that “white Americans and white culture” are under siege.