Report: As online censorship s...

Oct 22, 2020 by

Read about censored students and faculty members, colleges with the worst policies on internet censorship, how colleges censor on...

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STIFLED: 6.4 million students ...

Dec 4, 2019 by

Worst, “red light” rating: 25% of colleges“Yellow light” rating: 64%Best, “green light” rating: 11%Over half a million students at...

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‘Angry White Male’ course does...

Apr 10, 2019 by

by Susan Kruth  – The University of Kansas is offering a course called “Angry White Male Studies” next semester, and the idea...

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Unconstitutional anti-boycott ...

Dec 30, 2018 by

By Joe Cohn – Congress is considering legislation that would require anyone contracting with the federal government to sign a...

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Harvard blacklist policy close...

Oct 8, 2018 by

By Ryne Weiss – FIRE’s Joe Cohn recently testified before the House Committee on Education and the Workforce in a hearing...

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When U.S. universities clash w...

Sep 17, 2018 by

By Sarah McLaughlin – In the midst of increased attention on the Chinese government’s involvement in higher education outside...

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The First Amendment is for all...

Jul 4, 2018 by

By Robert Shibley – Should all of our fellow Americans enjoy the right to free speech? Today, we as a nation will have 242...

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NYT on due process lawsuit all...

Jun 10, 2018 by

By Susan Kruth – Former Michigan State University student and professional football player Keith Mumphery filed a lawsuit...

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Troy Police Department videota...

Apr 11, 2018 by

By Adam Steinbaugh – Last fall, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute went to great lengths to suppress its students’ peaceful...

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After Florida school shooting,...

Mar 15, 2018 by

By Bill Rickards – Update: FIRE has tallied the number of colleges and universities that have made statements supporting free...

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Freedom of association officia...

Mar 12, 2018 by

By Ryne Weiss – The Harvard University Faculty of Arts and Sciences has conclusively voted to introduce the blacklist policy...

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‘The Coddling of the American ...

Dec 22, 2017 by

By Nico Perrino – More than two years after FIRE President and CEO Greg Lukianoff and NYU Professor Jonathan Haidt teamed up to...

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Overseas satellite campuses st...

Nov 19, 2017 by

By Sarah McLaughlin – When announcing plans for a United Arab Emirates satellite campus in 2007, former New York University...

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RPI commitment to freedom of e...

Nov 13, 2017 by

By Adam Steinbaugh – Last month, FIRE raised concerns about whether Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is truly committed to its...

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Fencing in free speech at Los ...

Nov 2, 2017 by

By Brynne Madway – California is supposed to embody the American dream of self determination, but as one community college...

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Texas Southern University pres...

Oct 18, 2017 by

By Tyler Coward – Astonishing video has emerged from Texas Southern University, showing Texas Southern University President...

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Laura Kipnis’ second ‘Title IX...

Sep 21, 2017 by

By Nico Perrino – In May 2015, Laura Kipnis was famously the subject of a Title IX investigation by Northwestern University for...

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When to pull the FIRE Alarm: C...

Sep 10, 2017 by

By Adam Steinbaugh September 8, 2017 Yesterday, my colleague Marieke recounted some of the recent threats to freedom of speech on...

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Consider free speech in colleg...

Aug 14, 2017 by

Applying to colleges: It’s an experience most people choose to forget once they actually begin school. Well, as a 17-year-old rising...

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Why college students should en...

Aug 1, 2017 by

When advocating for free speech at my university, the University of Virginia, perhaps the most common objection I hear goes something...

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