The University of Chicago dean of students wanted to make it clear that freedom of speech is alive and well on their campus!
The private university reiterated their commitment to freedom of speech in a letter that has now gone viral for saying there will be nothing done to prevent freedom of expression.
“Our commitment to academic freedom means that we do not support so called ‘trigger warnings,’ we do not cancel invited speakers because their topics might prove controversial, and we do not condone the creation of intellectual ‘safe spaces’ where individuals can retreat from ideas and perspectives at odds with their own.”
Dean of students, Dr. John Jay Ellison, wrote the letter made public by intellectualtakeout.com.
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