The File is a collection of documents from a major dispute involving a number of American college professors, mainly mathematicians, statisticians, and sociologists. The controversy was ignited by the mathematician Serge Lang's reaction to a questionnaire, qThe 1977 Survey of the American Professoriateq, distributed by E. C. Ladd of the University of Connecticut and S. M. Lipset of Stanford. The ensuing discussion - in part acrimonious and personal - soon involved a large group of active and passive participants, and included issues such as survey techniques, evaluation of academic work, public and political honesty, and McCarthyism at Harvard.33), and replied aCertainly nota to the question: aDid you seek advice of counsel as to what action you should take in view of ... He returned in various forms to the same explanation: That he had not thought so much of the law as of the fact that a my ... Dean Bundy answered, aThe Corporation is not interested in what you eat for breakfast, Mr. Coleaawhile making it clear ... I know, too, that David S. Landes , now of Harvard but then an assistant professor at Columbia without tenure, and anbsp;...
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