Protesting alleged liberal bias in higher ed, scholars announce a university of their own

From EdSurge: “The University of Austin (is) an institution-in-the-making that describes itself as committed ‘to freedom of inquiry, freedom of conscience, and civil discourse.’…So its leaders are looking for land in the capital city of Texas. Why Austin, a city home to the South By Southwest festival whose slogan implores residents and visitors to ‘keep Austin weird’? Because the city is a hub for ‘builders, mavericks and creators,’ according to the university’s extensive FAQ webpage…”

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