Henry Reichman “The Future of Academic Freedom”

Date / Time

October 15, 2019

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Tuesday, OCTOBER 15 @ 3 – 4:30pm

“The Future of Academic Freedom” 

Henry Reichman, Chair of American Association of University Professors Committee on Academic Freedom and Tenure

Institute for the Humanities, 701 South Morgan, Stevenson Hall Lower Level

A presentation based on his new book: In the wake of the 2016 election, challenges to academic freedom have intensified, higher education has become a target of attacks by conservatives, and issues of free speech on campus have grown increasingly controversial. In this book, Henry Reichman cuts through much of the rhetoric to issue a clarion call on behalf of academic freedom as it has been defined and defended by the American Association of University Professors (AAUP) for over a hundred years.

Text is available for reading in advance at:


Please RSVP to UICUFJeff@gmail.com

About Henry Reichman: Henry Reichman is emeritus professor of history at California State University, East Bay, and chair of the AAUP’s Committee on Academic Freedom and Tenure. He is the author of Censorship and Selection: Issues and Answers for Schools.

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