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Provost Stokes Names Faculty Member to MU Task Force

Professor Ben Trachtenberg was recently named to the MU Task Force on Academic Program Analysis, Enhancement, and Opportunities created by Provost Garnett Stokes. According to the provost’s office, the task force is charged with “conducting a top-to-bottom analysis of all of our academic programs, eventually making recommendations regarding areas of future investment, potential consolidations, and in some cases, program discontinuance.”…

Using Shared Governance to Preserve Free Speech on Campus: Professor Trachtenberg in The Chronicle for Higher Education

Professor Ben Trachtenberg recently wrote an article published in The Chronicle for Higher Education, “How Missouri Used Shared Governance to Preserve Free Speech on Campus,” in which he discussed free speech at public universities. Specifically, he described the student protests that occurred on the MU campus in Fall 2015 and how the university has responded to free speech issues on…