Brigham Young University. Committee on Competence and Academic Freedom
The Committee on Competence and Academic Freedom (active 1984-1999) was concerned for the definition and upholding of Academic Freedom at Brigham Young University.
John S. Tanner was head of the Committee on Competence and Academic Freedom for a while. Through this committee statements were made on what academic freedom means to Brigham Young University. The committee also collected information on Brigham Young Universities mission and how they are treating academic freedom as a religious institution for both students and staff. The committee would also work greatly on creating policies for hiring and being a professor at Brigham Young University.
Citation:Committee on Competence and Academic Freedom records, 1984-1999 (concerned for definition of Academic Freedom at BYU; John S. Tanner head of CCAF for long time; what AF means; collected info on BYU mission and AF as religious institution for students and staff; created policies for hiring and working as professor at BYU)
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Contains correspondence, memorandums, newspaper articles, clippings, and other material about academic freedom and Brigham Young University's Committee on Competence and Academic Freedom. Some materials appear to have been collected by John Tanner, which may not have initially been part of the committee's records. Dated 1984 to 1999.
Contains memorandums, policy drafts, clippings, articles, and other materials assembled by the committee during the development of its policy. Also contains correspondence and other materials from John Tanner, who served as head of Committee on Competence and Academic Freedom. Materials date from between 1984 to 1999.
Contains information on the Committee on Competence and Academic Freedom report. Dated 1984 to 1999.