Scholars ask to have their names added to Professor Watchlist

California Scholars for Academic Freedom Press Release Co-coordinators: Sondra Hale sonhale@ucla.edu  Lisa Rofel LROFEL@ucsc.edu The newly inaugurated U.S. administration has created an atmosphere of violence, racism, Islamophobia, and anti-Semitism. A less discussed aspect of these attacks is on academic freedom. The 2016 election has taken to new extremes the threats to academic freedom. We canContinue reading “Scholars ask to have their names added to Professor Watchlist”

Letter demanding the Suspension of Presidential Executive Order on Immigrants

CALIFORNIA SCHOLARS FOR ACADEMIC FREEDOM We, California Scholars for Academic Freedom,** join thousands of colleagues across the nation to express our outrage against the Executive Order signed by Donald Trump establishing a 90-day suspension of visas and other immigration benefits to nationals of seven countries with a majority Muslim population. These countries are Iran, Iraq,Continue reading “Letter demanding the Suspension of Presidential Executive Order on Immigrants”

Letter to Fordham President about SJP on campus

CALIFORNIA SCHOLARS FOR ACADEMIC FREEDOM Father Joseph M. McShane, S.J. Office of the President 441 East Fordham Road Bronx, NY 10458 Dear Father McShane,   We are writing on behalf of California Scholars for Academic Freedom, a group of over 200 academics from different California institutions of higher education focused on protecting academic freedom andContinue reading “Letter to Fordham President about SJP on campus”