August 5, 2014

K.C. JOHNSON: A Depressing Year For Campus Due Process. “The 2013-4 academic year featured a steady assault on campus due process, resulting from a loose alliance between the Obama administration (especially its Office for Civil Rights) and self-appointed ‘activists,’ their faculty supporters, and a handful of higher-ed journalists. The year concluded with some pushback from an unexpected source—the federal courts—likely previewing major controversy between the academy and civil society for coming years.”

I’m so old, I can remember when the academy was part of civil society.