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In 2018, the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education secured 66 campus civil liberties victories, directly impacting 1.7 million students across America. As the year winds to a close, FIRE is taking the opportunity to reflect on 2018’s challenges and successes. Read more


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FIRE and PEN America are calling on Indiana University Kokomo to commit to respect freedom of expression after it censored two students’ sculptures. Read more


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America’s top universities fail to provide students accused of campus misconduct with fair procedures, according to a new report from FIRE. Read more


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The largest community college district in the country has agreed to settle a lawsuit filed last year after an administrator told a student his First Amendment rights were restricted to a tiny “free speech zone.” Read more


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The vast majority of students at America’s top colleges and universities surrender their free speech rights the moment they step onto campus. Read more


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WCU and UNC Pembroke earned the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education’s highest rating for protecting student and faculty free speech. Read more


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Rutgers University has officially reversed its decision to find a tenured history professor guilty of violating university policy because he wrote two Facebook posts critical of white gentrification in Harlem. The reversal is a vindication for the right of professors to speak as private citizens on issues of public concern. Read more


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KINGSTON, R.I., Oct. 12, 2018 — When the student government at the University of Rhode Island refused to fund certain student organizations, a diverse coalition of groups got together to protect their expressive rights. Campus chapters of the College Republicans, Students for Sensible Drug Policy, ACLU, and BridgeUSA teamed up to take down unconstitutional policies... Read more Read more


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He held a gun. Then his college held a meeting. Read more


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A new report finds that North Carolina’s colleges and universities lead the way nationally for protecting student free speech. Read more



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