The Good, The Less-Good, and the Path Forward: Thoughts on FIRE’s Annual Report

January 4, 2017

By Donald Downs at the Open Inquiry Project.

Since its inception in 1999, the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE) has become the nation’s preeminent institution fighting for free speech and open inquiry in higher education. Though FIRE’s path-breaking efforts stand on their own, it has also cooperated or interacted with other organizations at times, including providing support and insights regarding IHS’s Free Speech and Open Inquiry Project. IHS deeply appreciates such interaction...