Texas A&M University investigated Professor Joy Alonzo — an expert on the opioids crisis — for allegedly criticizing Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick’s opioid policies. Join FIRE in telling Texas A&M it must swiftly and publicly renounce its investigation.
According to FIRE’s 2024 College Free Speech Rankings, Harvard University ranked dead last at 248 out of 248 institutions. Students reported their discomfort expressing ideas, lack of confidence in the administration’s support for speech, and acceptance of students shouting down speakers.
The University of South Dakota's "Poster and Advertising Policy" states that all posters which students post throughout the campus must be reviewed by administrators for approval before they are actually posted. Join FIRE in urging the University of South Dakota to revise this policy so that USD can better honor its First Amendment obligations to its students.
San Francisco State University is investigating a history professor for showing a drawing of the Prophet Muhammad while teaching a lesson on the history of the Islamic world. Now FIRE is working to protect this professor's academic freedom — and we need your help.
A Hamline University instructor’s career is at risk — for showing medieval artwork depicting the Prophet Muhammad during an art history class. Now FIRE is trying to save this instructor's job — and we need your help.
Georgetown University is the winner of FIRE'S Lifetime Censorship Award for its failure to protect the free speech rights of students and faculty. Join us in telling President DeGioia to keep his promise and respect free speech.
FIRE invites faculty to add their names to the list of signers of this letter sent to Hamline University President Fayneese Miller in defense of an art history professor who showed a painting of the Prophet Muhammad.
Tell Trinity's administration to revise Trinity’s Event Review Guidelines so that they align with the school’s own promises of free speech.
Westfield State University's email policy allows the school to punish students and faculty whose emails include “derogatory or inflammatory statements and/or idle gossip.” Urge Westfield State to revise this policy today!
SIUE's "Responsible Use Policy" prohibits the use of computing resources and networks “for partisan political purposes”, to post or send “offensive material”, or to “offend” or “annoy” others. Tell Associate Vice Chancellor Huffstutler to reform this policy now!
California State University Monterey Bay’s "Posting/Advertising" policy prohibits flyers and posters that contain “offensive language”. Urge CSUMB to revise its “Posting/Advertising” policy so that it better aligns with the First Amendment.
Congress is considering a law that could empower a single unelected official to make decisions about what websites, apps, and technology you can use. The price for noncompliance? Try as much as a million-dollar fine or 20 years in jail.
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