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Senate Executive Committee discusses letters on academic freedom, Center for Advanced Study cuts

By Christin Watkins

November 10, 2015

The Committee on Academic Freedom and Tenure, CAFT, has received and reviewed letters critizing the state of academic freedom and the Appropriate Use of Policy, AUP, at the University.David O’Brien, CAFT chair and art history professor, said the Foundation for Indiviual Rights in Education, FIRE, ...

Salaita discusses new book, academic freedom

Salaita discusses new book, academic freedom

By Marijo Enderle

October 14, 2015

Robert Warrior interviewed Steven Salaita on Tuesday; similar to their original job interview in 2014. This time, though, the conversation was focused on why Salaita wasn’t hired, not why he should be.Nearly 200 people were in attendance for Salaita’s book talk at the Independent Media Center, where...

Steven Salaita discussed his new book, academic freedom Tuesday

By Marijo Enderle

October 14, 2015

by marijo enderleassistant news editorRobert Warrior interviewed Steven Salaita on Tuesday; similar to their original Salaita meeting in 2014. This time, though, the conversation was focused on why Salaita wasn’t hired, not why he should be.Nearly 200 people were in attendance for Salaita’s book tal...

University ordered to preserve all documents related to Salaita case

By Daily Illini Staff Report

September 30, 2015

The University has been ordered by a federal court judge to preserve all evidence relating to the lawsuit brought by Steven Salaita.US District Court judge Harry Leinenweber ruled Tuesday that the University “attempted to destroy or hide communications regarding this case and that [the University] floute...