"I can't work in a place where my dean thinks he can censor the work of the faculty."
Most professors in this situation would have patted themselves on the back for having managed to get the article back online and then turned their attention back to their usual work of teaching and scholarship. But Dreger has made a career out of defending academic freedom.
Perhaps the greatest threat to academic freedom may be the Department of Education, which has promoted a definition of harassment so broad that cases like Laura Kipnis's are all but inevitable.
FIRE Letter to Northwestern University, May 26, 2015 by Tyler Kingkade After administrators raised concerns about the issue's