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Indiana Professors Sue Over Faculty Tenure State Law

Two professors are challenging an Indiana law creating new regulations on faculty tenure at public colleges and universities in a federal lawsuit filed Tuesday.

The law mirrors conservative-led efforts in other states to influence higher education viewed as unfriendly or hostile to conservative students and professors. The two professors at Purdue University, Fort Wayne, represented by the American Civil Liberties Union of Indiana, want portions of the law blocked before it takes effect July 1.

A spokesperson for Purdue University — the defendant listed in the case — said the university hasn’t been served with the lawsuit.

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