Academic freedom

Free Speech on College Campuses is No Longer Free

What's Up with UC’s National Center for Free Speech and Civic Engagement? The University of California’s recent decision to establish The National Center for Free Speech and Civic Engagement in Washington, D.C. illustrates all that is wrong with academe today. The typical answer of a university to a perceived problem,... Read more →


Should College Students Be Expected to Treat Others Civilly?

The Role of Civil Discourse in Higher Education If you’re like me, you shake your head almost daily at the increasing number of instances of a lack of civil discourse on college campuses. Whether it’s preventing speakers from sharing their views, shouting them down to prevent others from hearing those... Read more →


Higher Education Ethics Watch

What is the Role of Higher Education? Today, I begin the third of my blogs, Higher Ed Ethics Watch. Some of you have read my ethics sage blog that addresses a variety of ethical issues facing society. Others are readers of workplace ethics advice that deals with business ethics in... Read more →