Professor Fired After Criticizing Catholic University’s Hostility To Free Speech

December 24, 2014

By Greg Piper at The College Fix

Pennsylvania’s Marywood University is quickly developing a reputation for intolerance toward free speech, whether by its students or faculty.

The Catholic school has been called out twice this month by the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education.

Its president “paid mere lip service” to free speech after the school censored a student protest that featured an upside-down American flag covered with messages including “#BlackLivesMatter,” and its treatment of a tenured professor provoked a lawsuit last week...