Tyler Coward

About Tyler Coward

Tyler is a 2010 graduate of Indiana University – Bloomington with dual degrees in political science and history. He was a member of Sigma Phi Epsilon and a director on IU’s largest student programming board, helping plan events such as Culture Fest and Homecoming activities. After spending time working as a program facilitator at Camp Miniwanca in Michigan, he enrolled at Michigan State University College of Law and graduated in May 2015. At MSU Law, he participated in the school’s First Amendment Clinic and was president of MSU Law’s chapter of the Federalist Society.

In his free time, Tyler enjoys hiking, soccer, and playing a variety of games on Playstation 4, though typically not simultaneously. He is an avid supporter of the Indianapolis Colts, Chelsea FC, and the Indiana Hoosiers.


  • The Department of Education needs to hear your voice: Comment today to support free speech and due process on campus!, December 3, 2018

  • Mountain of evidence shows the Department of Education’s prior approach to campus sexual assault was ‘widely criticized’ and ‘failing’, November 15, 2018

  • University of Wisconsin Title IX investigation leads to lawsuit by accused student, October 24, 2018

  • Calls for censorship at Ole Miss over professor’s salad tweet must be rejected, October 18, 2018

  • Recap: FIRE’s Joe Cohn’s testimony in front of the House of Representatives Committee on Education and the Workforce, October 2, 2018

  • Louisiana governor signs campus free speech bill into law; law needs technical improvement, June 6, 2018

  • Problematic Arizona campus free speech bill would allow colleges to restrict students’ rights, April 19, 2018

  • Campus speech bill in Arizona shows promise but needs improvement, March 28, 2018

  • ‘New Voices’ bill signed into law in Washington, March 22, 2018

  • Campus free speech bill introduced in Wyoming extends some protections, but requires significant revisions, February 19, 2018