"Al Fanar" was to be launched at a conference this weekend in Dubai. Concerns over academic freedom in the emirates killed the meeting, but not the magazine.
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The London School of Economics has shut down an event in the United Arab Emirates over "restrictions imposed on the intellectual content."
A statement by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation and the American Association of University Professors is not meant to suggest that accreditors are failing to uphold academic freedom, an official says.
The Yale College faculty passed a resolution Thursday expressing concern about a partnership with the National University of Singapore -- voting for the measure even after President Richard Levin made a strong appeal that they not do so.