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Lippman, Matthew; Judd, Dennis R. – Thought & Action, 1986
Restrictions on intellectual freedom have existed in American colleges and universities from their founding in the mid-seventeenth century through the rise of the corporate and government dominated institutions of today, and intellectual repression is a principal factor in low faculty morale in the 1980s. (MSE)
Descriptors: Academic Freedom, College Environment, Educational History, Equal Education
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Gordon, Lynn D. – Thought and Action, 1990
A review of the history of women on American college campuses looks at the emergence of women's higher education, then coeducation, the gender revolution, changed perceptions of women's participation in public life and extracurricular activities, a period of restrictive backlash, and the insights provided about today's harassment on campus. (MSE)
Descriptors: Access to Education, Coeducation, Educational Change, Educational History
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Miller, Will – Thought and Action, 1990
The history of the University of Vermont faculty's efforts to unionize since 1976 is chronicled, including faculty relations with the university administration, national and state labor relations boards, and the state legislature over union issues in general and a specific conflict over disclosure of faculty salaries. (MSE)
Descriptors: College Faculty, Conflict Resolution, Educational History, Faculty College Relationship