Purdue Adopts ‘Chicago Principles’ to Protect Free Speech

May 23, 2015

By Tribune Wire Reports at Chicago Tribune

A new policy at Purdue University stresses its commitment to free speech regardless of how "unwelcome, disagreeable or even deeply offensive" the language is.

Trustees this month approved a policy modeled on free speech principles first approved by the University of Chicago in January. The move makes Purdue the first public university to adopt the measure, which also is in place at Princeton University...

Schools: University of Chicago Purdue University Cases: FIRE’s Stand Up For Speech Litigation Project