Press Releases and News Coverage

Public support for OAS on OregonLive

“It is way past time for this kind of common sense!”

“Great to see a group of educators standing up for liberty and academic freedom, in the real sense of the words.”

“Bravo, great to see some sanity brought to this example of hugely overreaching liberalism!”

“The Oregon Association of Scholars brings reason and compassion to the issue of the witch hunt of University of Oregon law professor Nancy Shurtz.”

“Finally! A sane response.”

Press Releases

New state law imposing “cultural competency” training on professors will drive up tuition, undermine educational goals, stifle debate

OAS Report Warns of Ideological Litmus Tests for Faculty

Statement on University of Oregon “blackface” incident

Statement on University of Oregon’s last-place national ranking in political diversity

Statement on campus free speech in Oregon

Grade Inflation Harming Oregon College Students

Oregon State University asks white faculty to seek mental illness treatment for “internal domination”

News Coverage

Viewpoint diversity in Oregon higher educationThink Out Loud, Oregon Public Broadcasting

Academic group criticizes UO for punishing law professor for blackface costume — Oregonian

Straightjacketed at the University of OregonOregonian

Oregon GPAs are on the rise, but don’t celebrate yet — Portland Business Journal

Inflating Grades: Why it’s easier than ever to get an A — Daily Emerald

Loyalty oaths return with faculty “diversity statements” — Center for Academic Renewal

Faculty ‘diversity statements’ are called threats to academic freedom — Chronicle of Higher Education

Universities require scholars pledge commitment to diversity — The College Fix

Mandating diversity statements in hiring is wrong, Oregon professor says — Minnesota Daily

Academic Follies (still cont’d) — The New Criterion

Oregon State does its best to combat “whiteness” — Center for Higher Education