AFA News

AFA Case Updates

The Academic Freedom Alliance (AFA) today issued the following updates on three cases in which it is involved.

AFA Statement on Mandatory Statements

AFA Statement on Mandatory Statements AFA: Universities must not mandate that faculty embrace certain statements of values PRINCETON, NJ – Today, the Academic Freedom Alliance (AFA) issued a statement regarding the rising incidence of universities requiring faculty to...

AFA Membership Surpasses 400

The Academic Freedom Alliance announced that its membership has grown to 406 faculty members across the United States. Since launching in March 2021 with more than 200 founding members, the AFA has continued to add a diverse contingent of new members in a rolling invitation and review process overseen by its Membership Committee.

AFA Condemns Suspension of Michigan Professor Bright Sheng

AFA Condemns Suspension of Michigan Professor Bright Sheng In a letter, the AFA criticizes suspension as “egregious violation” of academic freedom PRINCETON, NJ – This week, the Academic Freedom Alliance sent a letter to the president and provost of the University of...

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Individuals at academic institutions should not fear suppression or retaliation for teaching, writing, or speaking. We encourage you to join the movement in supporting the flourishing of intellectual life and the pursuit of knowledge and truth at institutions of higher learning.