The disruption of Charles Murray’s talk at Middlebury College has been a focal point in the news of late. Here are accounts of what transpired from:
- Charles Murray
- Prof. Allison Stanger, who invited Murray
- Prof. Ata Anzali from the Religion department
- Prof. Matthew Dickinson from the Political Science department
- Middlebury undergraduates
- President of Middlebury College, Laurie Patton
Post-event, more than 25 percent of Middlebury faculty have signed a statement in support of viewpoint diversity and free inquiry.
On Monday, 3/6, Jon Haidt appeared with Frank Bruni on Charlie Rose to discuss Middlebury, viewpoint diversity, and the academy (video available in link).
Other noteworthy news items included an announcement that Northwestern University became the first university to pass a motion calling for more viewpoint diversity on campus.
We also published:
- Free Inquiry on Campus: A Statement of Principles by a Collection of Middlebury Faculty
- New Report on the Political Views of British Academics