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Academic Freedom

  • By: Mona C. Robinson & Renee A. Middleton
  • In: Encyclopedia of Educational Reform and Dissent
  • Edited by: Thomas C. Hunt, James C. Carper, Thomas J. Lasley II & C. Daniel Raisch
  • Subject:General Education, Policy, Planning & Advocacy

Academic freedom has been a long-standing and essential pillar of higher education in the United States since the inception of tenure. In 1940 the Statement of Principles on Academic Freedom and Tenure was established as a norm to govern the academic ...

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