Elliot: UNC Leaders Should Assure Free Expression

September 11, 2016

By Drew Elliot at North State Journal 

As students return to colleges and universities this fall, campus speech codes are prominently in the news following the University of Chicago’s shot heard ’round academia. Chicago, a private institution, told its incoming freshmen that they should not expect sanitized discourse, declaring in a letter signed by college dean John Ellison that Chicago’s undergraduate college would not support “trigger warnings,” cancelling invited speakers, or intellectual safe spaces “where individuals can retreat from ideas and perspectives at odds with their own.”…

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Schools: University of North Carolina – Wilmington University of Chicago