Columbia University embraces institutional neutrality (Chicago’s Kalven Principles)-only the fourth American university to do so

February 03, 2024 1 min read

Jerry Coyne
Why Evolution is True

Excerpt: Over 100 universities have adopted some version of the University of Chicago’s Principle of Free Expression, also called the “Chicago Statement”: a strong version of free speech, pretty much adhering to the First Amendment. But the same doesn’t hold for another mainstay of our free-speech program: the Kalven Principles. This is the principle of institutional neutrality

I want to note that another university has just joined the three having official institutional neutrality. And that is Columbia University

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