Levin immediately reassured critics that “academic freedom” would be “guaranteed” at Yale-NUS.
It beguiles the notion of free thought, and the idea that academic freedom stands above political difference.
As such, the limitations the ASA boycott resolution places on academic freedom are, themselves, quite limited.
Turning the BDS movement into an issue of academic freedom is deeply misguided and counter-productive for Israel.
Tenure is usually said to be necessary for academic freedom.
In other words, academic freedom, but only for ideas that elected officials agree with.
Instead of a debate about BDS, it becomes a debate about academic freedom.
In English Universities, on the contrary, there is too little of academic freedom.
academic freedom is not without its dangers; but there are dangers which it is safer to face than to avoid.
In scholarship and in growth of academic freedom Germany has given the quickening impulse.
The right of teachers and students to express their ideas in the classroom or in writing, free from political, religious, or institutional restrictions, even if these ideas are unpopular.