Academic Freedom Still Moribund on the Gallaudet Campus; “Teachable Moments” on Life Support

It is a very sad day when faculty members are so blinded by their own biases and university presidents are so cowed by the power of the faculty that they all forget why they are campus in the first place. Instead of embracing the “teachable moment” that arose when it was made known Dr. Angela […]

The Death of Academic Freedom at Gallaudet University: President T. Alan Hurwitz is an Intolerant Coward

It’s happened again.  Another academic administrator has fallen victim to the hierarchy of victimhood.  Just like Crystal Dixon before her, Angela McCaskill has learned the hard way that being a woman, being black, and–in Dr. McCaskill’s case–being deaf simply does not give her a valuable enough perspective on “diversity and inclusion.” Until her “administrative leave” […]