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UI settles with Salaita

December 9, 2015

By Abigale SvobodaNews editorThe Board of Trustees authorized an $875,000 settlement with Steven Salaita, on Nov. 12, following 14 months of protests, legal motions and inter-University conflict.Salaita,...

Warrior to join Salaita on "Uncivil Rites" tour stop in Urbana

September 14, 2015

Steven Salaita said he's never been a fan of authors who read directly from their books. Instead, the Urbana stop on his book tour for "Uncivil Rites," will include a public conversation with Robert Warrior,...

Salaita book tour to stop in Urbana

Steven Salaita’s appointment to the American Indian Studies program was rejected after a series of controversial tweets. He has now been awarded $5,000 by the American Association of University Professors Foundation's Academic Freedom Fund.
September 10, 2015

Steven Salaita’s book tour for Uncivil Rites will stop in Urbana, the home of his book’s focus, in October.Salaita announced the tour schedule on Twitter Wednesday stating he would be in Urbana on...

Court sides with Salaita in release of documents

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June 12, 2015

The Champaign County court sided with Steven Salaita and has asked the University to hand over the thousands of documents dealing with the professor’s hiring decision.At the Champaign County...

Who benefits from campus civility?

January 10, 2015

As the fall semester ended, the University Committee on Academic Freedom and Tenure concluded that ‘“civility’ and all its cognates — responsible, respectful, temperate — or its antonyms —...

Critiquing Salaita’s complaints

October 2, 2014

It would seem the capacity to confuse freedom of speech with the utterly unrealistic expectation of freedom from the consequences of that speech is a bipartisan thing.  The best example of what we speak...

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