PRESS BRIEFING TODAY at 12:30 p.m. ET: Lawyers and plaintiffs in this case will offer brief remarks on today’s lawsuit, followed by a question-and-answer period for media. Zoom webinar link is here: https://aclu.zoom.us/j/87237127028
United Faculty of Florida is hosting a joint virtual event August 3rd at 1pm EST on academic freedom and HB 7 in conjunction with the ACLU and the NAACP Legal Defense and Education Fund. Learn about free speech and academic freedom rights on campus, the details of HB 7 (Florida’s “Stop Truth” Act), as well as how faculty can navigate complex classroom discussions in light of this new law.
The U.S. Department of Education released guidance earlier this week that could make it difficult for colleges to switch accreditors — potentially setting up a clash with a new Florida law requiring the state’s public colleges to change accrediting agencies every accreditation cycle.