Academic Freedom

We’ve been approached by some faculty concerned about issues surrounding academic freedom. Here are some resources:

Baruch’s Faculty Senate has a Committee on Academic Freedom and Responsibility:

Here is the PSC-CUNY union’s write-up on academic freedom: followed by a guide published by CUNY:

Other writing on academic freedom suggests that it depends on whether “controversial” matters addressed in class are related to the subject matter. This pages provides a really useful history and overview of court case:

The Chronicle is also a useful source at this time, with articles such as this:

Thank you to Diana Hamilton, Acting Director of the Baruch College Writing Center for her contributions on this topic.