Monthly Archives: December 2003

The Koch Affair

In his article,Walter Feinberg refers to the university’s firing of Professor Leo Koch. Koch was fired by the president of the university, David Dodds Henry, during the academic year 1959-60. Koch was fired because he responded to a letter to … Continue reading

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Univeristy Challenges Court Reading

  by the University of Illinois administration are appealing a 2001 federal district court’s decision that prohibits it from interfering with the free speech rights of faculty. The decision resulted from the administration’s attempt to prohibit anti- Chief faculty … Continue reading

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When Civil Disobedience Becomes Bloody

  Carol Gilbert, Jackie Hudson, and Ardeth Platte are each currently serving time in prison for protesting the buildup to the United States’War on Iraq.Mary Lee Sargent only recently left Champaign-Urbana after a long career of feminist and gay … Continue reading

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