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1940 Statement Of Principles On Academic Freedom

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According to the 1940 Statement of Principles on Academic Freedom and Tenure academic freedom states that as long as teachers performing their academic duties adequately they are allowed to full freedom in their research as well as publication of the results. If research is for monetary gain then there should be a prior understanding with the university. The statement of principles also declares that while teachers have freedom discussing their subject in the classroom they should not introduce controversial material that is not related to their subject matter. Religious and or other institutional limitations that restrict academic freedom should be stated at time of hire in writing. The statement of principles also states that when teachers
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