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Agreement on Academic Freedom Reached in Ohio · 15 September 2005

Agreement on Academic Freedom Reached in Ohio
Press Release from SAF--09/15/05

The Inter-University Council of Ohio (IUC) reached an agreement yesterday with the senate sponsors of the Ohio Academic Bill of Rights (Senate Bill 24) to implement several core principles of academic freedom in all public and private colleges and universities in the state.

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Mumper Applauds Universities' Move to Adopt 'Academic Bill of Rights' Compromise Policy · 14 September 2005

Filed under: Ohio, Press Coverage

COLUMBUS--Senator Larry Mumper (R - Marion) today applauded an announcement from Ohio's Inter-University Council (IUC) stating that the organization will adopt a resolution on academic rights and responsibilities much like the language outlined in Senate Bill 24.

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Ohio's Public Universities Keep Politics Out of Class · 14 September 2005

Filed under: Ohio, Press Coverage

Jim Siegel--Columbus Dispatch--09/15/05

A controversial bill that could have clamped down on political discussion in college classrooms has been shelved in favor of a new agreement among the state's higher-education institutions.

Read Sara Dogan's response.

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Response to the Columbus Dispatch · 14 September 2005

Filed under: Ohio, Replies to Critics

In his recent article on the compromise over the Academic Bill of Rights between the Inter-University Council of Ohio and the state legislature, Jim Siegel states that Senate Bill 24 would have "clamped down on political discussion in college classrooms" and quotes a dean at Ohio State who says that the bill would have placed unnecessary restrictions on classroom discussion.

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'Bill of Rights' on Hold as Colleges Reach Free-Speech Agreement · 14 September 2005

Filed under: Ohio, Press Coverage

Associated Press--09/15/05

COLUMBUS, Ohio - The sponsor of a contentious bill that would have barred college professors from spending too much class time on controversial topics has deferred to the state's higher education system.

Read David Horowitz's response.

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Ohio Summary of Current Academic Freedom Policies · 26 April 2005

Filed under: Commentary, Ohio

By Sara Dogan--SAF--04/27/05

Nearly all of Ohio's public universities have policies which restrict professors from persistently introducing irrelevant controversial material in the classroom. It's a shame that they aren't publicized to students or enforced.

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Bowling Green Barbarians · 03 April 2005

Filed under: Ohio, Press Coverage

By David Horowitz--Frontpagemag.com--04/04/05

How Communists and college professors tried to stifle my right to free speech.

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Bowling Green State University (OH) Academic Freedom Policies · 03 April 2005

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Response to Speaker was Rude, Immature · 03 April 2005

Filed under: Ohio, Press Coverage

By Amanda Hooper--BGNews.com--04/01/05

A Bowling Green student bemoans the lack of respect afforded to dissenting viewpoints on campus.

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Radicals Heckle Horowitz · 31 March 2005

Filed under: Ohio, Press Coverage

By Audrey Weber--The BG News--04/01/05

Students' academic freedom was the topic for last night's Republican Week speaker in Olscamp Hall, but the views of David Horowitz were drowned out by hostile hecklers early and often.

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