University of Chicago

Academic Freedom Absolutism at the University of Chicago

Aug 31, 2016 by Spencer Kashmanian |

The University of Chicago's "no safe spaces" letter lacks the philosophical grounding for the academic freedom it champions. 

The University of Chicago’s Flawed Support for Freedom of Expression

Oct 13, 2015 by Peter Wood |

NAS President Peter Wood criticizes Chicago's misframed statement supporting freedom of expression.

Academic Freedom at U Chicago and Princeton

Apr 07, 2015 by Robert P. George |

NAS board of advisors member Robert P. George applauds two universities for embracing academic freedom. 

How Do College Speech Codes Originate?

Feb 04, 2015 by George Leef |

George Mason University law professor Todd Zywicki writes for the John William Pope Center about his attempt at eradicating his school's speech code. 

Nature-Deficit Disorder?

Jan 10, 2011 by Ashley Thorne |

A winter course, "Sustainability and Social Justice," at the University of Chicago, will explore "biophilia" and "ecopedagogy."

Academic Freedom Forum

Nov 05, 2009 by Peter Wood |

This article, originally posted at, is a response, added to those of others, to University of Chicago president Robert Zimmer's recent speech on academic freedom.