Commentary: The Threat to Freedom of Expression at American Universities with Stephen Haber

October 24, 2023 1 min read

Hoover Institution

Excerpt: The relationship between faculty and students in the pursuit of truth is vital to American society, but restrictions on language, anonymous bias reporting, and required diversity statements undermine higher learning. Eager to protect students from discomfort, university bureaucracies have prioritized ideological conformity and self-censorship over critical thinking and the pursuit of truth. Academic inquiry and the pursuit of truth may be uncomfortable, but it is necessary to preserve what makes our higher learning institutions great.

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