Academic Freedom "Free Exchange on Campus"

Spring
2007
Resolution Number: 
13.05
Contact: 
Category: 
General Concerns
Status: 
Completed

Whereas, There is a coalition that has existed for several years which was formed to protect the free exchange of speech and ideas on campus;

Whereas, This coalition, Free Exchange On Campus, has the following mission: "Free Exchange On Campus is committed to advocating for the rights of students and faculty to hear and express a full range of ideas unencumbered by political or ideological interference"; and

Whereas, This coalition includes in its membership the following organizations - American Association of University Professors, American Civil Liberties Union, and the American Federation of Teachers to name a few;


Resolved, That the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges research this coalition to determine the appropriateness of becoming a group member and report back to the body for possible action in Fall 2007.
MSC Disposition: Local Senates

Summary: 
Research the coalition, Free Exchange On Campus, to determine the appropriateness of becoming a group member and report back to the body for possible action in Fall 2007.
Recommendation: 
Completed.
Status Report: 

Committee members reviewed the website and no recommendation was developed.