Academic Freedom

Academic Freedom Resources

- The 1940 American Association of University Professors (AAUP) Statement of Principles on Academic Freedom and Tenure has been endorsed by over 200 national scholarly and educational associations. 

- Academic Freedom and Electronic Communications
Report, prepared by a subcommittee of the AAUP on Academic Freedom and Tenure, adopted by the Association’s Council in November 2004.

- The Thomas Jefferson Center for the Protection of Free Expression

- University of Texas at Austin Difficult Dialogues Project

Finkin, M. and Post, R. (2009). For the common good:  Principles of American academic freedom. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press.

O’Neil, R. (2008). Academic freedom in the wired world:  Political extremism, corporate power, and the university.  Cambridge, MA:  Harvard University Press.

O’Neil, R. (1997). Free Speech in the College Community. Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press.