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One of our most cherished rights as Americans is our freedom of speech. Millions of brave men and women have fought and died for our right to speak, write and otherwise express our opinions without fear of censorship or punishment. The freedom of expression policy recently enacted here at Northern Illinois University reaffirms and celebrates...
A new Freedom of Expression policy reaffirms Northern Illinois University’s commitment to free speech throughout campus. “We believe in the ideal that inquiry and open debate are an essential part of discourse at any university and wanted to make that crystal clear,” said NIU President Doug Baker, who asked university administration to review and rework...
The first in NIU’s series of Diversity Dialogues began, appropriately, with the First Amendment. Students, faculty and area community members gathered Wednesday in the Carl Sandburg Auditorium for “The First Amendment, Free Speech and Lawful Assembly.” The panel discussion kicked off the series designed to give the university community to place to talk openly and...
Diversity Dialogues
Yale Law School Senior Research Scholar Frederick M. Lawrence will help NIU kick off a new series of Diversity Dialogues that will provide a space for members of the university community to talk openly and honestly on complex and important matters. Sponsored by NIU, the Office of the Executive Vice President and Provost and the City...