Minnesota

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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The Whole Truth About College · 09 March 2005

By Darren Bernard--MNDaily.com--03/10/05

Critical thinking is just whatever sounds good to your professors.

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Bill to Limit Profs' Politics · 09 March 2005

By Angela Gray--MNdaily.com--03/10/05

When University political science professor Raymond Duvall was asked to chair the University's Task Force for Academic Freedom last year, he said, he wanted to make sure students would be challenged to think outside of their comfort zones.

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Academic Bill of Rights is Needed · 07 March 2005

By Jordan Rockwell—MNdaily.com—03/07/05

Students need professors who teach both sides of the story, don’t grade on politics and are professional.

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Press release: Minnesota Legislators Unveil "Academic Bill of Rights" · 07 March 2005

Filed under: Minnesota

(St. Paul) State Representative Ray Vandeveer (R-Forest Lake) and State Senator Michele Bachmann (R-Stillwater) today unveiled a Minnesota "Academic Bill of Rights" at a Capitol press conference in St. Paul.

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Bachmann Out to Teach a Lesson · 06 March 2005

Filed under: Minnesota

Laura Billings—Pioneer Press—03/06/05

In a flip-flop of massive proportions, Michele Bachmann, the state senator who built her early political career on bashing the Profile of Learning as a program bent on dumbing down our public schools, is now sponsoring a bill intent on dumbing down our institutions of higher learning.

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Academic Bill of Rights Unneeded · 04 March 2005

Editorial from MNDaily.com--03/04/05

Political science professors might have to change their teaching strategies if a bill proposed to the Minnesota Legislature is passed.

Read a UMN student's response.

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Academic Bill of Rights Comes to Minnesota · 02 March 2005

By the Associated Press--reprinted in the Pioneer Press--03/003/05

Two Republican Minnesota legislators called for a state law Wednesday that they say would guard against unfair treatment of students who don't agree with a professor's point of view.

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Bill Seeks to Prevent Public-College Teachers from Pushing Ideologies · 02 March 2005

Mark Brunswick--Star Tribune--03/03/05

Students and profs describe why the Land of 10,000 Lakes needs the Academic Bill of Rights.

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