Press Releases

AFA Calls for An End to Required Diversity Statements

AFA Calls for An End to Required Diversity Statements Statement says forced pledges of conformity “threaten to impose a suffocating orthodoxy” PRINCETON, NJ – The Academic Freedom Alliance (AFA) today released a statement urging institutions of higher education to...

AFA Sends Letter to Penn on Amy Wax

AFA Sends Letter to Penn on Amy Wax Letter calls for end to consideration of “major sanction” against Wax PRINCETON, NJ – The Academic Freedom Alliance (AFA) today sent a letter to the University of Pennsylvania (Penn) in defense of Professor Amy Wax, Robert Mundheim...

Remembering John Hardy Lewis

Remembering John Hardy Lewis The Academic Freedom Alliance (AFA) joins with friends, family, and the legal community in remembering John Hardy Lewis, a member of our Legal Advisory Council, a distinguished attorney, and an admired member of his community. Mr. Lewis...

AFA Sends Letter to St. Olaf College in Minnesota

AFA Sends Letter to St. Olaf College in Minnesota Letter calls out a “grievous assault on the intellectual climate of the college” PRINCETON, NJ – The Academic Freedom Alliance (AFA) today sent a letter to St. Olaf College regarding its decision to rescind Professor...

Public Letters

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Letter to Hamline University Over Dismissal of Professor

January 3, 2023

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AFA Statement on NYU Prof. Maitland Jones

October 14, 2022

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Letter to University of Idaho on Abortion Guidance

September 29, 2022

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Letter to Penn on Amy Wax

July 18, 2022

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Letter to St. Olaf College in Minnesota

April 25, 2022

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Letter to San Diego State on Professor’s Suspension

March 8, 2022

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Letter to University of Dayton on Speaker Disinvitation

March 2, 2022

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Letter to Concordia Wisconsin on Gregory Schultz

February 28, 2022

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Letter to SUNY Fredonia Regarding Stephen Kershnar

February 3, 2022

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Letter to Collin College on Michael Phillips

February 3, 2022

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Letter to Georgetown Law on Ilya Shapiro

February 2, 2022

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Letter to the University of Pennsylvania regarding Amy Wax

January 18, 2022

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Letter to LSU Regarding Robert Mann

December 9, 2021

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AFA Letter to University of Illinois regarding Jason Kilborn

December 1, 2021

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AFA Letter to Old Dominion University regarding Allyn Walker

December 1, 2021

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Letter to University of Rochester Regarding David Bleich

November 30, 2021

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Follow up letter to the University of Michigan

November 16, 2021

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Letter to Indiana University on Open Records Requests

November 16, 2021

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Second Letter to University of Florida

November 2, 2021

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Letter to University of Florida on Professors' Rights to Serve as Witnesses

November 1, 2021

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Letter to Truckee Meadows Community College on Prof. Lars Jensen

October 22, 2021

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Letter to University of Michigan on Prof. Bright Sheng

October 18, 2021

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Second letter to MIT on Abbot disinvitation

October 18, 2021

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First letter to MIT on Abbot disinvitation

October 4, 2021

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Letter to Air Force Academy on Prof. Lynne Chandler Garcia

July 13, 2021

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Letter to University of San Diego on Prof. Tom Smith

March 22, 2021

Guidance Statements

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AFA Calls for an End to “Divisive Concepts” Legislation

January 9, 2022

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AFA Calls for An End to Required Diversity Statements

August 22, 2022

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Guidance Statement on Mandatory Statements

November 5, 2021

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