Protect Real Academic Freedom

WHEREAS, the Academic Bill of Restrictions is based on political strategy, not a devotion to academic freedom; WHEREAS, the best way to protect free speech and academic freedom is not to restrict free speech and academic freedom; WHEREAS, real academic freedom comes from a classroom free of restrictions; WHEREAS, good faculty members ought to be judged on whether their scholarship is strong under the standards of their academic discipline and whether they are good teachers

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The Maryville College Democrats and College Republicans

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    Sarah Hailey, United States

    9 years ago State: TN
    Country: US
    Comments: The current Finney bill limiting the speech of Professors in the classroom is against the very principles upon which our academic heritage stands. Let us not forget the message of enlightment, we must think for ourselves. Without an enlightened people, there is no democracy
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    Alan Reihl, United States

    10 years ago State: TN
    Country: US
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    Kathy Pate, United States

    10 years ago State: TN
    Country: US
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