AFA Newsletters

Monthly Newsletters

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....

May 2023

May Update from the Academic Freedom Alliance We hope everyone had a successful end to their spring semester. As we enter the summer months, the AFA will remain active and engaged, continuing to fund cases and monitor any new academic freedom controversies on...

April 2023

April Update from the Academic Freedom Alliance As we near the end of the spring semester, the AFA is hard at work defending faculty under fire for protected speech. We are actively supporting the legal funding of five new cases and exploring getting involved in...

March 2023

March Update from the Academic Freedom Alliance Marking our Two Year Anniversary March 8th marked two years since the launch of the Academic Freedom Alliance. We’ve grown our membership and expanded our outreach and involvement in myriad ways.  While the AFA has sent...

February 2023

February Update from the Academic Freedom Alliance Newest Additions to our Interview Series This month, we released two new interviews as part of our regular series of conversations with leading scholars on academic freedom issues.  The first is a conversation with...

January 2023

January Update from the Academic Freedom Alliance The Academic Freedom Alliance is off to a busy start in 2023. Below is a summary of our key actions from this month. Letter to Hamline University On January 2, the AFA sent a letter to Hamline University regarding its...

December 2022

December Update from the Academic Freedom Alliance We hope everyone is enjoying the holiday season and resting up before the spring semester. It’s been a busy year for the Academic Freedom Alliance and we’re grateful for all of the support, involvement, and continued...

November 2022

November Update from the Academic Freedom Alliance Dear AFA Members and Friends, We hope everyone had a wonderful Thanksgiving. We’ve had another successful month of getting our message out to new audiences, and we could use your help to continue advancing that...

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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.