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Academic Freedom: Definition and History

Defining Academic Freedom

"Institutions of higher education are conducted for the common good and not to further the interest of either the individual teacher or the institution as a whole. The common good depends upon the free search fro truth and its free exposition."
-Statement of Principles on Academic Freedom and Tenure, 1940

Resources from the American Association of University Professors (AAUP)

Other resources

History of Academic Freedom

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