Ann Cudd, Dean of Arts and Sciences at Boston University, considers the university’s commitment to free expression in the face of an outraged parent on the Right and outraged students protesters on the Left.

Don’t Ignore Your Republican Students,” exhorts Nikki Usher (@nikkiusher), assistant professor of media and public affairs at George Washington University.

In the WSJ, education reporter Douglas Belkin (@dougbelkin) writes about the new academic mandate to avoid offense (gated article at WSJ).

Indian President Pranab Mukherjee spoke about freedom of speech at Indian universities. His remarks came in the week of unrest at Delhi University, Hyderabad Central University, and Jawaharlal Nehru University.

According to the 2017 Free Speech University Rankings from Spiked, 94% of universities in the UK restrict free speech. Speech on two issues is especially restricted: religion and transgenderism.

The Liberal and Conservative Experience Across Academic Disciplines: A Replication of Inbar and Lammers” was published in Social Psychological and Personality Science.

On our blog we published the following pieces by Jonathan Haidt: