Academic Freedom

The University is committed to freedom of thought and inquiry for both faculty and students. This commitment ensures the protection of the faculty’s freedom to teach, research, and publish in their professional capacities without restraint or fear of reprisals. Academic freedom is essential to the University’s instruction and research programs. Freedom in research is fundamental to the advancement of truth. Academic freedom in instruction is essential for the protection of the rights of faculty to teach and of the students’ freedom to learn.