Goldman refutes claim against SIUC free speech policies

January 12, 2009

Southern Illinois University Carbondale Chancellor Samuel Goldman called allegations attacking the university's free speech policies a "baseless claim."

The Foundation for Individual Rights in Education sent a letter challenging SIUC's policies and student handbook on the issue of free speech on campus. The letter states that the university's use of designated free speech zones "chills expression" on campus. Goldman's response indicates that these areas, located near Anthony Hall and Morris Library, exist for groups to use amplified noises...

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