Education: The Guardian

In the 41 years since it began, the powerful (37,500 members) American Association of University Professors has been looked upon by facultymen across the U.S. as the guardian of their rights and liberties. But last week, at its annual meeting, the A.A.U.P. was faced with a bitter attack from within its own ranks. In censuring eight campuses for alleged violations of academic freedom, the association seemed to some to be using the very arbitrary methods it had been set up to denounce.

Only If Unfit. For months before the meeting, a special eight-man committee had been examining the records of various campuses...

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