And why not? They “protect academic freedom” by shouting down new academic programs. Great find, Summer.

In a wide-ranging discussion of the issue last week at the UNC-CH Faculty Council, professors said they were worried about political influences affecting their classrooms, teaching and research.

Hoo boy, that’s a real rip-snorter.

It was mentioned in the article, but here’s how some N.C. State faculty reacted to David Horowitz’s recent visit.

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