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No, George Ciccariello-Maher doesn’t believe in academic freedom.
Tenure protects academic freedom and makes sure that researchers’ jobs are secure even if their studies and projects don’t always pan out.
Demanding a professor’s termination or the withdrawal of a fellowship, once granted, can violate the law and endanger academic freedom.
Nevertheless, the whole idea of academic freedom is that academics have the right to espouse a wide range of views, including my support for anti-fascism, yet I was abused by people who didn’t even take the time to contact me to clarify my views.
For professors and others involved in higher education, that raises concerns about the limits of speech and academic freedom.
That’s because the Code, which was last updated in 1999, was written to maintain academic freedom, Yanega says.
Drexel was either cowardly for caving in to the threat of far-right violence and disruption, or much worse, violating academic freedom in punishing a professor for his expressed views.
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