Statement on FBI Urging Universities to Monitor Chinese Students and Scholars

Monday, August 12, 2019 - 12:30

AAC&U and 21 other organizations have signed a PEN America statement responding to reports that the federal government has advised US universities to develop protocols for monitoring students and scholars from Chinese state-affiliated research institutions. The statement raises concerns related to academic freedom, institutional independence, the principle of due process, and the privacy rights of students and faculty.