Network of Concerned Academics
A clearinghouse for tracking threats to and victories for academic freedom globally.
Threats and Intimidation
Academic Freedom in the U.K.
"Academic Freedom in the U.K." By Lori Allen AAUP's Academe Blog
A German Professor Going to U VA to Teach About the Far-Right Had His Visa Held Up By the State Dept
"This Renowned German Professor Was Headed to U-Va. to Teach About the Rise of Far-Right Extremism. The State Department Held Up His Visa." By Moriah Balingi...
Roman Catholic Lawyers Involvement in Polish Universities Free Speech Violations
"The Church, Universities and Poland" By John Morgan (for Times Higher Education) Inside Higher Ed
13 Faculty Resign from Yale's Ethnicity, Race, and Migration program
13 senior faculty members submitted individual withdrawal letters from Yale's Ethnicity, Race, and Migration program, citing lack of University support. This...
After a public lecture on race and politics in the United States in October 2017, Albert Ponce, political science professor at Diablo Valley College, was har...
Canary Mission Anonymity Begins to Erode
Since its inception in 2015, Canary Mission administrators have maintained full anonymity in their now infamous blacklisting and harassment of Palestinian ri...
Overlooking Harassment and Threats to Faculty Compromises Academic Freedom
Emma Whitford of Inside Higher Ed recently reported that Albert Ponce, a political science professor at Diablo Valley College, received threats to his safety...
Canary Mission: From Campus Threat to Border
Canary Mission launched a website database in 2015, which it claimed "documents individuals and organizations that promote hatred of the USA, Israel and Jews...
BDS and Academic Freedom
Rana Jaleel argues in the November-December 2016 issue of Academe that the boycott, disinvestment, and sanctions movement (BDS) movement's many opponents are...
University Governing Boards Increasingly Keep Presidential Candidates Secretive
Inside Higher Ed's Judith Wilde reports on her research into university presidential searches. Along with the trend toward outsourcing the search to private ...
Universities’ responses to Alt Right attacks
"War on the Ivory Tower: Alt Right Attacks on University Professors" By Carolyn Gallaher "At stake in universities’ responses to Alt Right attacks are not ju...
Campus Free Speech Bills
Louisiana has just become the tenth state to pass a campus “free speech” bill, law SB364. It joins Virginia, Missouri, Arizona, Kentucky, Colorado, Utah, Nor...
The James G. Martin Center for Academic Renewal
Context: The James G. Martin Center for Academic Renewal, formerly known as The Pope Center, is a right-wing higher education policy think-tank in North Caro...
The Stanford community responds to harassment against David Palumbo-Liu. Case Description: On January 15, The Stanford Review published an article, presented...