NEW YORK CITY—Dozens gathered at the New York Times’s event center just off of Times Square on Friday for the first annual Open Mind conference, a meeting of luminaries organized by Heterodox Academy (or HxA, as it is styled) to discuss why, exactly, America’s campuses are growing more hostile to speech.
Campus branches of the liberal group J Street have been helping anti-Israel activists gain support for student government resolutions calling for boycotts of Israel, according to a Washington Free Beacon review of BDS campaigns on college campuses during the recently concluded 2017-2018 school year.
The Wisconsin Supreme Court is expected to rule in the coming months on McAdams vs. Marquette, a case that pits a suspended university professor against his employer over core issues of free speech.
The Department of Justice announced on Friday what it called a victory in campus free speech litigation.
A Columbia University student publicly complained about her professor using the word “Negro,” even though he said it in a lesson about 1960s America.
Two-time failed presidential candidate Hillary Clinton is set to give a paid speech at Rutgers University on Thursday, but she will rake in significantly less money than what she received in 2014 to deliver speeches at UCLA and other campuses.
The Rider University Student Government Association intends to amend a bill targeting hate speech, after students expressed concern that it could be wielded to silence conservative voices.
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute has evaded questions about campus policy and student expression after being confronted about campus public safety officers claiming the university held eminent domain over a public sidewalk.
The Harvard University Faculty of Arts and Sciences voted this week to include in the student handbook penalties for membership in single-gender social groups, leading freedom of speech and association advocates to slam the university for instituting a “blacklist.”
A public university has been accused of abandoning its First Amendment responsibilities after an artist’s anti-Trump submission to an art show was rejected for being “too controversial.”