This is a blog for posting important news and critical commentary concerning university policies and affairs, especially the policies of Boston University during the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as related events on campus. It is also a place for posting more general discussions of the ethics and politics of higher education in the US and elsewhere.

The blog is edited by Daniel Star, an ethics professor at Boston University. All posts are by him, unless it is indicated that a post is a guest post by another contributor. If you have an idea for a guest post, or you would like to share information about actual or possible developments at BU, or at other universities, please email allcaution@gmail.com. Information provided will not be reposted without permission.

For more about the events that led to the creation of this blog, see this post.