Speech Crimes on Campus

December 9, 2015

By Staff at The Wall Street Journal

The student censors at Yale claimed a scalp—pardon the micro-aggression—this week when lecturer Erika Christakis resigned her teaching position on childhood education. She had been pilloried for asking in an email if students weren’t too sensitive if they are offended by politically incorrect Halloween costumes...

Schools: University of Virginia University of South Dakota University of North Carolina – Charlotte Johns Hopkins University University of Chicago Princeton University University of Missouri – Columbia Purdue University Yale University Cases: University of Missouri: Policing of “Hurtful” Speech Yale University: Protesters at Yale Threaten Free Speech, Demand Apologies and Resignations from Faculty Members Over Halloween Email