Student Shocker: “Free Speech and Debate Not Allowed on Today’s Campuses”
The moment finally came: my professor mocked one of my core beliefs right there in class. As a freshman (er, excuse me, “first-year student”—”freshman” is sexist), I was nervous.
Public College Hiring Inherently about More than Contracts
Recently, George Leef took to the virtual pages of SeeThruEdu.com to argue that the sticky situation of Professor Stephen Salaita should “be treated as an ordinary contract case,” not a First Amendment issue.
Texas Trustee Opposes College’s Curbing of Free Speech
On August 7, the Lone Star College System’s Board of Trustees voted 5-2 in support of a resolution limiting open audience speech to agenda items.
How a Free Press Countered Government Power in Texas
Barrels of ink have been spent on the saga of University of Texas regent, Wallace Hall. But no ink has been spent focusing on how that saga has changed, owing to a free press.
THE REJECTION OF FREE SPEECH AT LONE STAR COLLEGE, PART TWO
Again, it is germane that readers know that I was chief of staff to Chief Justice Warren Burger and Staff Director of the presidential Commission on the Bicentennial of the U. S. Constitution. I will strongly defend constitutional rights. First, the necessary background: The Faculty Senate voted by a huge margin a vote of no-confidence […]
Suppression of Free Speech at My College
As readers will learn why, it is germane that I cite my credentials for my piece that follows. I was appointed by President Reagan, with U. S. Senate confirmation, as the director of Educational and Cultural Affairs at the United States Information Agency. Later I became chief of staff to U. S. Supreme Court Chief […]