Transparency law for Texas professors sets off academic freedom debate

“A law requiring Texas’ public colleges and universities to post detailed course information online will take effect this fall, stirring a debate between advocates of transparency and academic freedom. Texas legislators unanimously passed House Bill 2504 in May 2009, making it the first of its kind in the nation. State universities will be required to post professors’ syllabi, curriculum vitae, published works and salaries …” (more)

[Leigh Munsil, Dallas Morning News, 10 July]

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