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"Controversy is at the heart of academic inquiry"
- Michael Bérubé

Michael Berube on Academic Freedom in the Classroom

Inside Higher Ed is now presenting a short piece by Michael Berube, discussing the American Association of University Professors' forthcoming statement on academic freedom. Read Berube's remarks here:

Ivan Balco, Jean Bethke Elshtain, Robert Weisbuch, “The Humanities and Its Publics”

Humanities and its Publics

Thomas Bender, “Locality and Worldliness”

Ernst Boyer, “The Scholarship of Engagement.”

Journal of Public Outreach (1996) 1.1: 11-20. Journal continued as Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement.

Ernst Boyer, Scholarship reconsidered: Priorities of the professoriate.

New York: The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching.

Harry C. Boyte, “A Different Kind of Politics: John Dewey and the Meaning of Citizenship in the 21st Century”

Andrew Delbanco, “Humanities in the University: Retrospect and Prospect”

Julie Ellison, “The Humanities and the Public Soul”

Julie Ellison and Timothy K. Eaton, "Scholarship in Public: Knowledge Creation and Tenure Policy in the Engaged University"

Thomas Ehrlich, “Civic Engagement,” in Measuring Up 2000: The State-By-State Report Card for Higher Education.

Paul Fideler, “Toward a ‘Curriculum of Hope’: The Essential Role of Humanities Scholarship in Public School Teaching”

George R. Garrison, “The Social Responsibility of the Academy and Its Academicians”

Higher Education: Civic Mission and Civic Effects

A Report by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching and CIRCLE

Cynthia Koch, Making Value Visible: Excellence in Campus-Community Partnerships in the Arts, Humanities, and Design

Patricia Nelson Limerick, “Tales of Western Adventure”

Philip Joseph, “Ward Churchill, Duke Lacrosse, and the New American Scholar”

Julia Lupton, “The Literature of Citizenship: A Humanifesto”

National Task Force on Scholarship and the Public Humanities (American Council of Learned Societies)

Presidents’ Declaration on the Civic Responsibility of Higher Education

Report of the MLA Task Force on Evaluating Scholarship for Tenure and Promotion

David Scobey, Putting the Academy in Its Place: A Story About Park Design, Civic Engagement, and the Research University