Free Speech and Higher Education

December 13, 2015

By Brad Ross at

Abraham Lincoln said, "Nearly all men can stand the test of adversity, but if you really want to test a man's character, give him power."

These words can apply to a variety of situations, but I would like to examine them in light of the recent events at Oklahoma Wesleyan University where Dr. Everett Piper, president of the university, proved himself a man of strong moral character by using his power as president of the university to defend free speech...