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Practical Support for Academic Leaders Navigating Campus Speech Concerns As the 2017-18 academic year draws to a close, many leaders in higher education will be breathing a collective sigh of relief. The past year has been a particularly divisive one, not just for our nation, but for university and college campuses across the country where...

Michael Chikindas is a professor of food science at Rutgers University. That he specializes in digestion evidently did not stop him from posting nauseating antisemitic material on Facebook. The website israellycool.com discovered and, on October 23rd, publicized, several loathsome examples, just one of which I provide so that readers can see with what we’re dealing....
Student Protests

On May 20th, Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor, an assistant professor of African-American Studies at Princeton University, delivered the commencement address at Hampshire College. Taylor led by saying that she “does not consider herself an academic” but rather “an organizer who tries to communicate the urgency of our political moment through the lens of history and the concerns...