Higher Education really a house divided?

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Independant.co.uk

Higher Education a House  Divided is an interesting, thought-provoking editorial on free speech, among other topics,  on college campuses.

Here is an excerpt:

University of Chicago that affirms the principle that “education should not be intended to make people comfortable, it is meant to make them think.” The statement says “it is not the proper role of the university to attempt to shield individuals from ideas and opinions they find unwelcome, disagreeable or even deeply offensive,” and it endorses “a solemn responsibility not only to promote a lively and fearless freedom of debate and deliberation, but also to protect that freedom when others attempt to restrict it.”

Read the full article from the Washington Post here.

Report of the Committee on Freedom of Expression

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