Rights and Rebellion: The Faculty Role, Revisited

Kim Emery

Abstract


By the time he sat down to reflect on the question in a scholarly way, Dr. Marshall Jones had already grappled with “the role of the faculty in student rebellion” in directly practical and personal terms. As faculty advisor to the University of Florida’s Student Group for Equal Rights in the early 1960s, he had protested, picketed, defied unjust laws, and been arrested more than once. Ultimately, his political commitments cost him his job.


Keywords


higher education; activism; workplace activism; academic freedom; tenure

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ISSN 1715-0094  Workplace