Pennsylvania Committee Finds Student Academic Freedom Rights Not Protected, Recommends Changes in Un · 15 November 2006

By Press Release--SAF

A Select Committee of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives has found that students’ academic freedom rights are not protected in the 17 public colleges and universities in the state.

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Academic Freedom Arrives at Temple · 01 August 2006

Filed under: Pennsylvania, Policies

By Julia Seymour--Accuracy in Academia--08/02/06

Just over a week ago, Temple University's Board of Trustees adopted a new policy on academic freedom, one that extended rights to students and not only to professors.

The policy, which goes into effect today states in part that students "should be encouraged to develop the capacity for critical judgment and to engage in a sustained and independent search for the truth," "should be free to take reasoned exception to the information or views offered in any course of study and to reserve judgment about matters of opinion," and "should have protection through orderly grievance procedures against prejudiced or capricious evaluations that are not intellectually relevant to the subject matter under consideration."

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2003 - 2009 Agreement between the University of Hawaii Professional Assembly and the Board of Regents of the University of Hawaii · 15 May 2005

Filed under: Hawaii, Policies

The faculty contract lays out the responsible behavior of professors in the classroomw which accords with the Academic Bill of Rights.

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