Commentary: Princeton Betrays Its Principles

Clifford Ando
Chronicle of Higher Education

Excerpt: How does tenure end? The question is not simply theoretical, nor does it have a single answer. But one answer has been supplied by the conduct of Princeton University in its recent firing of Joshua Katz, a classics professor. Tenure ends when the president of the university “personally” finds you not to have exercised your right to free speech “responsibly.”