By Thomas K. Lindsay
Two alarming developments on America’s campuses point to the need for and the means through which the new administration in Washington might restore the First Amendment at America’s public colleges and universities.
First, in November 2015, as racial protests consumed the University of Missouri (Mizzou), as well as a number of other schools, the National Association of Scholars’ (NAS) president, Peter Wood, crafted a “College and University Presidents’ Intellectual Freedom Commitment.”
NAS’s move is the good news. Here’s the bad: When asked how many university presidents have signed the pledge, Wood answered, “Zero, absolutely zero.” CONTINUE READING HERE