AFA Newsletters

Monthly Newsletters

March 2024

March Update from the AFA The AFA celebrated its third anniversary this month with a number of new actions on behalf of faculty under fire for protected speech. In addition to the below mentioned cases, we are currently investigating three new incidents to determine...

February 2024

February Update from the AFA Throughout February, the AFA has continued providing financial support in several cases, the details of which are currently private. We are in the process of reviewing several additional support requests from professors under fire for...

January 2024

January Update from the AFA The AFA is off to a busy start in 2024. Here are some updates from January.  Cases and Statements The AFA is currently providing financial support in four cases, the details of which are currently private. We are in the process of reviewing...

December 2023

December Update from the Academic Freedom Alliance Dear Members and Friends, It’s been a busy 2023 at the AFA and in the broader world of academic freedom. The events of October 7 and resulting controversies on campuses have brought our issues into the international...

November 2023

November Update from the Academic Freedom Alliance It’s been a busy month at the AFA and we’re grateful for your continued support as we advance our mission. This Tuesday was Giving Tuesday, but if you missed it, please consider donating now to support the cause of...

October 2023

October Update from the Academic Freedom Alliance The AFA is continuing to fight on behalf of members in academic freedom disputes and we expect to have updates on cases soon. In addition to our casework, here are some other activities from this past month.  The...

September 2023

September Update from the Academic Freedom Alliance Promoting the Princeton Principles Last month, the AFA helped call attention to the release of the Princeton Principles for a Campus Culture of Free Inquiry, which were issued by the James Madison Program in American...

August 2023

August Update from the Academic Freedom Alliance As we enter the Fall semester, the AFA is hard at work defending faculty under fire for protected speech. We are working behind the scenes to support professors and are exploring getting involved in additional cases. ...

July 2023

July Update from the Academic Freedom Alliance Calling Out Texas A&M Earlier today, we sent a letter to Texas A&M regarding its suspension and investigation of a faculty member over comments critical of Texas Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick. According...

June 2023

June Update from the Academic Freedom Alliance It may be summer, but we’ve had a busy month at the AFA. Below is a summary of our key activities from June. Taking on the Mayo Clinic On June 6, the AFA sent a letter to the Mayo Clinic denouncing its treatment of Dr....

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