Two NC campuses on worst free speech list

January 7, 2014

by Jane Stancill

Universities love to tout college rankings, but here’s a top-ten list that two North Carolina campuses won’t like.

A group that advocates for basic liberties in higher education has picked two UNC-system campuses for its 2013 “10 Worst Colleges for Free Speech.” The Foundation for Individual Rights in Education, or FIRE, put Appalachian State University and UNC-Chapel Hill on its list of campuses that ran afoul of speech freedoms last year...

Schools: Appalachian State University University of North Carolina – Charlotte