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It takes all of us — college presidents, faculty and students — to cultivate a culture of free speech on campus

November 7, 2022

Via: Higher Ed Dive

Some 87% of college students say they favor free and open expression on campus, 84% believe the right to free speech is “critical in our democracy,” and 59% think that college should allow students to be “exposed to all types […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Economics, News

Ed Dept: College free speech still under siege

December 9, 2020

Via: Education Dive

Trump intervened on campus free speech matters early in his tenure, threatening in 2017 to revoke the University of California, Berkeley’s, federal funding following violent demonstrations that halted a planned speech there by far-right political commentator Milo Yiannopoulos. The Justice […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

5 lawsuits that could bring major change to higher ed

March 26, 2019

Via: Education Dive

This year is already shaping up to be a momentous one for higher education. In Congress, both parties have indicated reauthorization of the Higher Education Act is a priority. The U.S. Department of Education is underway with regulatory overhauls on […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

3 issues college leaders should be ready to address now

October 2, 2018

Via: Education Dive

The academic year is well underway and already campuses are grappling with many of the same issues that characterized the turbulence of 2017-18. Among them, free speech concerns, the ongoing debate over the efficacy of affirmative action admissions policies and […]


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Report: Student leaders want a stronger voice on campus

September 24, 2018

Via: Education Dive

A national survey of more than 140,000 freshmen published two years ago by the Cooperative Institutional Research Program at the University of California, Los Angeles indicated that student interest in political and civic engagement was at the highest level in […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

Conflict over campus carry and free speech grows

July 26, 2018

Via: Education Dive

American Association of University Professors’ top attorney told the Chronicle that the case law in support of academic freedom for faculty members is clear, and that it was unusual to see the opposite position argued in briefs representing a university. […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

Summer Reading: Tips for strategically managing free speech on campus

July 13, 2018

Via: Education Dive

This summer, Education Dive is providing readers with a compilation of stories published during the past year that provide solutions to challenges facing colleges and universities nationwide. Next up — effective ways to handle free speech on campus issues. 6 […]


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No consensus on how to handle free speech on campuses

June 19, 2018

Via: Education Dive

Some experts say there is a threat that state laws about free speech will limit the ability of universities to make judgments about what is taught or presented on campus, and AAUP recently issued a report about the history of […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

Student engagement prerequisite to free speech on campus, leaders say

June 11, 2018

Via: Education Dive

Free speech on campus is a hot button issue for higher education administrators who recognize the costly and often time highly damaging effects of mishandling a controversial speaker on campus. While proactively defining a free speech policy and developing a […]