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Thomas K. Lindsay, Ph.D., Editor in Chief and Director, Center for Higher Education, Texas Public Policy Foundation

Year Of The Shout-down: Worse Than You Think For Campus Free Speech

Shout-downs are not being disciplined. Universities regularly move to calm public outrage with vague promises of action against disruptors. Yet rarely is anything done. I know of no single instance of serious discipline for any of this year’s many shout-downs.

The Left Eats Its Own At Evergreen State College

The motto of 46-year-old Evergreen State College, “a progressive, public liberal arts and science college” in Olympia, Wash., is Omnia Extares – which translates loosely as “Let it all hang out.” And, oh, boy, do they ever.

Universities, Free Speech, and the Rise of the Spit-Viper Left

Disruptions and attacks come almost entirely from an emergent Spit-Viper Left, drawn from a motley collection of campus grievance groups that are angry, uninformed, anti-intellectual and uniformly illiberal in their attitudes and beliefs.

The Higher Education Establishment is Worried

If sales start to drop and consumer research shows that the public is losing confidence in a product or brand, businesses worry. The same is true for our higher education establishment.