Cambridge, Mass. — Harvard President Defends and Demands Free Speech

Citation:

Lerner KL. Cambridge, Mass. — Harvard President Defends and Demands Free Speech. Taking Bearings. LMG (London, Paris, Cambridge), May. 2017.
Cambridge, Mass. — Harvard President Defends and Demands Free Speech

Abstract:

It was grey, raining, and cool in Cambridge yesterday during Harvard's 366th Commencement, but Harvard president Drew Gilpin Faust was on fire. Her Annual Report to the Alumni Association turned into a brave, brilliant, soaring -- and I hope game changing — defense of free speech and the role of the universities in both protecting and nurturing free speech on campus. 

Once again, Harvard sets the standard, and those who have shown intellectual cowardice on this issue should feel great shame. (more)

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