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Virtual: Speaking Freely on Freedom of Expression

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1845 Fairmount
Wichita, KS 67260

Wichita State University is proud to host a virtual educational panel "Speaking Freely on Freedom of Expression" that will explore the status of free speech at public universities.

The panel will feature:

 — Lee Pelton, Moderator, President of Emerson College; 

 — Christine Hughes, Former Vice President and General Counsel of Emerson College; 

 — Tyson Langhofer, Senior Counsel and Director, Center for Academic Freedom with Alliance Defending Freedom; and 

 — Neal Allen, Chair and Associate Professor of the Department of Political Science, Wichita State University.

Among the topics of discussion will be: The responsibility of universities to provide a forum for differing points of view; the role of academic freedom in relationship to free speech; higher education’s duty to teach its students the lessons of responsibility that accompany the privilege of free speech, examples of how universities and colleges live in an environment where free speech is valued and supported.

Go to https://www.wichita.edu/speakingfreely for more information.

Livestream link at http://wsu.news/SFFE.

Wednesday, March 31, 2021

Contact:

Carmen Hytche

Phone: 316-978-3142
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