academic freedom definition

  • noun:
    • Liberty to teach, go after, and discuss knowledge without restriction or interference, as by college or community officials.
    • the ability to instruct or learn easily without unreasonable disturbance from authority, or anxiety about reprisal.
    • the freedom of teachers and students to state their particular ideas in school without religious or political or institutional constraints

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