Tuesday, January 02, 2024

AAUP Report of a Special Committee: Political Interference and Academic Freedom in Florida’s Public Higher Education System

What we are witnessing in Florida is an intellectual reign of terror. There is a tremendous sense of dread right now, not just among faculty; it’s tangible among students and staff as well. People are intellectually and physically scared. We are being named an enemy of the State. The events at Jacksonville too, feel real, and people feel it could happen to them. 

—LeRoy Pernell, professor of law, Florida A&M (interview with the special committee)



Report of a Special Committee: Political Interference and Academic Freedom in Florida’s Public Higher Education System

   



     

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