Academic Freedom

Fall
1997
Resolution Number: 
19.01
Contact: 
Assigned to : 
Category: 
Professional Standards
Status: 
Completed

Whereas academic freedom has been, and continues to be, a cornerstone in all aspects of higher education, and

Whereas there is no recent, uniform documentation or definitions about what academic freedom comprises, and

Whereas individual instructors and individual community colleges may not have clear understandings of academic freedom,


Resolved that the Academic Senate direct the Executive Committee to develop a position paper on academic freedom, its scope and implementation.

Status Report: 

The position paper was adopted Spring1998 and published for distribution.