Education: Professors' Union?

When their academic freedom or their very jobs are threatened, U. S. college professors have few means of combating college trustees and corporations. They can only issue mild rebukes, disapproving resolutions. Last week the American Association of University Professors (membership 10,000) held its 17th annual meeting in Cleveland, discussed a plan first proposed last year by Psychology Professor Louis Leon Thurstone of University of Chicago. Plan is that the Association (or a committee representing a number of learned societies) should prepare a list of institutions satisfactory in scholastic standing, freedom of teaching, security in...

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