PERSPECTIVES: One Reason Higher Education Is Under Assault

Jeffrey Adam Sachs and Jeremy C. Young, writing in Inside Higher Education, “If you can’t restrict faculty’s academic freedom or free speech directly, go after the institutions and practices that make academic freedom possible. After all, academic freedom is not simply a state of being—it’s a complex set of relationships that, taken as a whole, insulate universities and their inhabitants from external control for political ends. What lawmakers now propose to do is to tear those relationships apart.” Read the full commentary here.

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