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Academic Freedom in This World Crisis

by The Editorial Board ó 1940

THIS IS TO STUDY ACADEMIC freedom in the light of President Butlerís address to his faculty a month ago and of the reactions that followed. The address was in relation to the program of national defense. The reactions were to certain incidental remarks taken as jeopardizing academic freedom. One particular statement in connection was made by eighteen professors at Teachers College. To this President Butler replied, we may anticipate, in a way to reassure all concerned. Certain questions at issue and their resolution seem worthy of comment here.

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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 1 Number 1, 1940, p. 39-40
http://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 14126, Date Accessed: 9/20/2018 2:41:42 PM

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