Bill Murphy and the Hidden Inner Layer of Academic Freedom

14 Pages Posted: 20 Mar 2008

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Eric L. Muller

University of North Carolina School of Law

Abstract

This essay, which relates the dramatic story of Professor William P. Murphy's repudiation by, and departure from, the University of Missouri amidst the campus protests of 1970, illustrates the importance of faculty governance to a robust and healthy academic institution.

Suggested Citation

Muller, Eric L., Bill Murphy and the Hidden Inner Layer of Academic Freedom. UNC Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1111381. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1111381 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1111381

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