Univ. of Chicago’s Statement On Free Speech A Rarity

January 13, 2015

By Bob Kellogg at OneNewsNow

The Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE) has enthusiastically endorsed the new free-speech policy statement released by the University of Chicago.

The newly released policy developed by the Committee on Freedom of Expression says, in part, that the school "guarantees all members of the University community the broadest possible latitude to speak, write, listen, challenge, and learn." The policy, released last week, also adds: "It is not the proper role of the University to attempt to shield individuals from ideas and opinions they find unwelcome, disagreeable, or even deeply offensive...

Schools: University of Chicago