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Lecturer in Twitter controversy: ‘They have not found me guilty of any of these things’

“In hindsight, Twitter is rubbish in using it like I did as a scratchpad or as a journal,” admits history lecturer Lars Maischak after his graphic Twitter posts against President Donald Trump and Republicans made national headlines in the spring. ...

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Tenure meant to protect academic freedom

Academic freedom allows professors to research and explore controversial or divisive topics related to their department without fear of persecution.

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Critics of professor voice opinion

Academic freedom in universities has been a hallmark of higher education in the United States. Earlier this month, critics questioned whether a college professor overstepped that line.

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