Committee on Civil Rights and Liberties (CCRL)

As the voice of faculty, the committee shall advise and consult on policy and procedure issues related to the broad range of University civil liberty activities.  The committee’s advice shall be sought and given in a timely manner so that the advice could affect the decision-making outcome.

CCRL Charge 2019-2020

  • Samuel Rubinstein

    Graduate Student Reprsentative

Committee Minutes 2017-2018

How Should Colleges Respond to Politics in Letters of Recommendation?The Chronicle of Higher Education, October 10, 2018
Important questions around issues of personal beliefs, our responsibilities as educators, and anti-Semitism, Mark S. Schlissel and Martin A. Philbert, October 9, 2018
University of Michigan faculty discuss reclaiming oppressive languageThe University Record, September 19, 2018
The Coddling of the American Mind ‘Is Speeding Up’The Atlantic, September 18, 2018
University of Michigan calls free-speech lawsuit allegations ‘a false caricature’The University Record, June 15, 2018
Speech First, Inc. v. Mark Schlissel, et al., Plaintiff’s Motion for Preliminary Injunction, June 11, 2018
Speech First, Inc. v. Mark Schlissel, et al., Defendants’ Motion for Extension of Time to Oppose Plaintiff’s Motion for Preliminary Injunction and Brief in Support of the Motion, May 16, 2018
My Effing First Amendment, This American Life, May 4, 2018
State of Conflict, The Chronicle of Higher Education, April 27, 2018

Speech on Campus, American Civil Liberties Union

CCRL Archive Minutes (1966 – 2013) 

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