FIRE Speaker at Miss. State Conference This Week

May 2, 2012

This Thursday, FIRE’s Director of Legal and Public Advocacy, Will Creeley, will be one of the featured speakers at a Legal Issues Conference to be held at Mississippi State University. The conference, co-sponsored by Mississippi State University, Mississippi Institutions of Higher Learning (IHL), and the National Center for Higher Education Risk Management (NCHERM), will discuss the Office for Civil Rights’ new guidelines regarding Title IX and campus responses to sexual harassment and sexual assault.

Mississippi State University Legal Issues Conference
Featuring Will Creeley
May 3, 2012
1 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Due Process and Free Speech
2:45 p.m. – 4:15 p.m. Facebook vs. the First Amendment: Student Speech in the Digital Age

All FIRE supporters who plan to attend the conference, be sure to say hello to Will!

FIRE staff members speak about free speech and due process issues in higher education at dozens of schools, conferences, and events across the country each year. To request a FIRE speaker, visit the FIRE Speakers Bureau page or email

Schools:  Mississippi State University