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It’s never just academic

BY ALEXANDRE BEAUPRÉ-LAVALLÉE | MAY 04 2022

His recent death reminded me of the crucial role that The Consenting University and the Dissenting Academy: Binary Friction played in my academic and intellectual journey. This is a tribute to a man I never met and to a paper he wrote.

BY ALEXANDRE BEAUPRÉ-LAVALLÉE | DEC 07 2021

The University of Ottawa’s report on academic freedom is only the latest in a long list of reports that miss the opportunity to bring the discussion to a higher level.

BY ALEXANDRE BEAUPRÉ-LAVALLÉE | SEP 14 2021

The 2021 school year is still fraught with risks, but with major risks come major opportunities.

BY ALEXANDRE BEAUPRÉ-LAVALLÉE | JUN 28 2021

Universities are mostly resuming face-to-face teaching this fall. This will not be a return to normal; the success of online education has fostered a historic disconnect.

BY ALEXANDRE BEAUPRÉ-LAVALLÉE | APR 23 2021

Instead of having mediated debates, faculty and students need to set aside their differences and decide among themselves what should be covered under academic freedom.