Some public universities and other government entities have punished individuals who refuse to use others’ specified pronouns. FIRE explains the serious compelled speech issues raised by pronoun mandates.
A group of faculty in the California State University system is working to promote free speech and academic freedom throughout the CSU system, and it is starting the school year off right with two new initiatives.
The Israeli government and anti-Semitism advocacy groups had urged removal of the allegedly antisemitic book from a professor’s course reading list — the latest in a national trend of threats to academic freedom.
Presidents from more than a dozen colleges and universities announced the formation of an advocacy campaign, Campus Call for Free Expression, that will promote free expression in higher education and on college campuses.