Altbach, Berdahl, and Gumport (2011) allude, “in this environment of increasing demands for accountability, intellectual freedom in colleges and universities generally has maintained widespread pubic and governmental support, although occasionally governmental officials attempt to sanction academics who express unpopular views or criticize government policies” (p. 73).
Altbach, P. G., Berdahl, R.O., & Gumport, P.J. (2011). American higher education in the twenty-first century: Social, political, and economic challenges (3rd ed.). Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press.