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Academic Freedom and Civility
The Illinois board’s vote to reject the outspoken scholar marks not the end of the story but the beginning of the next chapter.
After an 8-to-1 vote against him by the university’s trustees, the scholar and his supporters, on the campus and off, pledge further action.
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A campus spokeswoman says the email was forwarded as a matter of routine. But a group criticized in the guidance sees it as an effort to chill free speech.
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