DePaul revises speech policies to promote social justice

June 5, 2017

By Justin Caruso at Campus Reform

DePaul University has adopted new guidelines governing “speech and expression” on campus, but First Amendment advocates say the rules subordinate free speech to social justice issues.

“We deem free and open expression as essential to intellectual inquiry,” the guidelines claim, as well as arguing that it is DePaul’s responsibility to have a campus where “a broad and diverse range of ideas can be exchanged civilly and respectfully. . . ...

Schools: DePaul University