Also, during a forum to discuss potential changes to MU's bylaw, faculty members discussed a lack of communication between Faculty Council representatives and the faculty.
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When Tim Wolfe resigned in November 2015, Middleton inherited a campus in turmoil and an angry statehouse.
Refusing to endorse "trigger warnings" and "safe spaces," the university has made waves in higher education for not siding with political correctness.
Interim UM System President Michael Middleton said last fall's events taught him the perils of thinking that racial issues are only a problem at other universities.
MU is on the censure list for yielding to the pressure of state legislators. Notwithstanding the pressures administrators faced, the protection of procedures designed to protect academic freedom should never be compromised.
The move follows a March investigation into the firing of Melissa Click and informs potential faculty members that a university administration may not guarantee an environment of academic freedom.
All in all, the best thing to be said about the 2016 General Assembly is that it’s over.
The American Association of University Professors found faults with the University of Missouri Board of Curators' decision to terminate former…
A three-person committee put together by the American Association of University Professors found that academic freedom at MU was threatened as…