SCS Board of Directors endorses ACLS Statement in Support of Academic Freedom and the New College of Florida
The Board of Directors of the Society for Classical Studies has joined 39 other organizations, and hundreds of individuals, in endorsing the Statement in Support of Academic Freedom and the New College of Florida, issued by the American Council of Learned Societies.
You can read the statement below, and view the Statement on the ACLS website with the full list of signatories.
ACLS Statement In Support of Academic Freedom and New College of Florida
In recent years, we have seen politicians intensify their effort to re-brand institutions of higher education – specifically, the humanities and social sciences – as hothouses of liberal indoctrination. Their attacks threaten public understanding of our nation’s history and culture, and they undermine key principles of academic freedom and faculty governance.