081: The Uses and Misuses of Academic Freedom

3:30 PM–4:45 PM Thursday, Jan 3, 2019 (US - Central)

Hyatt Regency - Columbus CD

Session Information

Description: Panelists address the ways the principle of academic freedom is deployed in higher education today. Topics include speech by faculty members, students, and invited speakers; faculty governance; and governmental influence on public institutions.


Samuel Cohen, U of Missouri, Columbia


David Tse-chien Pan, U of California, Irvine

Aaron R. Hanlon, Colby C

Lora Burnett, Tarleton State U

Patricia A. Matthew, Montclair State U

Lisi M. Schoenbach, U of Tennessee, Knoxville