BYU – Brigham Young University

BYU – Brigham Young University

Brigham Young University

BYU chapter of the AAUP

Concerns the lack of academic freedom at BYU. Includes documents detailing the firing of several BYU professors.

The Lord’s University: Freedom and Authority at BYU

Lengthy treatment of the subject. A must for former and current students and faculty.

Cultivating Humanity

Includes a chapter on religious universities–including BYU.

Brigham Young University and academic freedom

An article from the Denver Post on the AAUP report.

Joke related to Rodin’s sculptures being banned at BYU

“The Thinker” has also been banned and “The Kiss” has been renamed “Tribute to Joseph and Eliza”.

BYU’s university conference

A report by Janice Allred on BYU President Merrill Bateman’s response to the AAUP.

BYU and the theory of evolution

Some BYU professors believe in evolution and think it can be reconciled with LDS doctrine.

Gay BYU students

Yes, they do exist even though a poll of the BYU student body suggests that many students want to ban even those gays that completely abide by the rigid BYU honor code.

Jack Newell interviews Sterling McMurrin

McMurrin makes numerous comments in reference to the climate at BYU and how it has changed over the years.

A critique of the “wordprint” studies performed at BYU

Scrutiny of the study shows flaws in method and interpretation of the data.

Hugh B. Brown speech at BYU

Elder Brown’s comments show that times have certainly changed at the always conservative Brightam Young University.

60 Minutes

Some BYU students made it on the program with Mike Wallace and discussed how Mormon college students have fun.