Seminole Community College did an about-face last week in a dispute over free speech. It originally refused to let a student hand out animal-rights brochures in the café at its Oviedo campus. The student could do that, but only in a designated "free-speech zone," administrators had said. They changed their position after a national group, the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education, took them on. The school says it will now re-evaluate its free-speech policies.
The Madison Cabinet for Free Speech and Accountability at James Madison University is the latest alumni group to demonstrate its belief in free speech to its alma mater.
MIT has denied former Secretary of State and CIA Director Mike Pompeo’s allegations that the university canceled his planned campus speech in 2020 over concerns he would criticize the university for receiving funding from China.
Linfield University will start the year by paying out a total of $1,037,500 to Daniel Pollack-Pelzner, a former English professor abruptly fired in April 2021.