American Council on Education Statement and Responses

Academia’s Failing Grade · 13 December 2005

By American Council of Trustees and Alumni --12/14/05

Washington, DC, (December 12, 2005) -- In spite of a statement by 30 higher education organizations recognizing the importance of intellectual diversity, a recent survey by the American Council of Trustees and Alumni shows that not a single institution has taken concrete steps to further that goal.

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David Horowitz Responds to the American Federation of Teachers · 30 June 2005

AFT raises objections to the American Council on Education statement on intellectual diversity and academic freedom.

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Political Bias in College Classes · 30 June 2005

By CSMonitor.com--CSMonitor.com--07/01/05

Debates on intellectual diversity, academic freedom, and support for pluralism routinely convulse college and university campuses like periodic tremors along a geologic fault line.

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Not a Consensus · 29 June 2005

By Scott Jaschik--InsideHigherEd.com--06/30/05

A week ago, 28 higher education groups issued a statement on "academic rights and responsibilities" that was designed in part to prevent David Horowitz's "Academic Bill of Rights" from gaining more support in Congress or state legislatures.

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University Needs Academic Bill of Rights · 28 June 2005

By Sara Dogan--MN Daily--06/29/05

At long last, a statement in support of intellectual diversity from the academic community.

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Key House Republicans Welcome Consensus Agreement on 'Academic Bill of Rights' · 23 June 2005

By Committee on Education and the Workforce--06/24/05

House Republicans cheer an agreement to bring the Academic Bill of Rights' principles to academia.

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Detente With David Horowitz · 23 June 2005

By Scott Jaschik--InsideHigherEd.com--06/23/05

David Horowitz isn't mentioned by name in a two-page statement being released today by 26 higher education organizations. But the statement, on "academic rights and responsibilities," is a response to Horowitz's "Academic Bill of Rights."

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A Major Victory in the Battle for Academic Freedom · 23 June 2005

Our former critics have endorsed the principles of the Academic Bill of Rights.

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American Council on Education Press Release · 22 June 2005

Washington, DC (June 23, 2005) ¨C The American Council on Education (ACE) and 22 other higher education organizations today released a statement on intellectual diversity on college and university campuses, titled: Academic Rights and Responsibilities.

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Higher-Education Groups Issue Statement on Academic Rights and Intellectual Diversity on Campuses · 22 June 2005

By Sara Hebel--Chronicle of Higher Ed--06/23/05

As many state legislatures and the U.S. Congress consider measures that call on public colleges to rid their campuses of political and other kinds of bias, the American Council on Education and more than two dozen other higher-education groups are releasing a joint statement today that lays out their common positions on intellectual diversity.
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