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Panel will discuss freedom of speech, civil discourse

  • DeVos Center

Posted on September 14, 2017

The Pew Faculty Learning and Teaching Center will host a panel discussion for the campus community about the role of faculty members and the boundaries of free speech in the classroom.

"Faculty Conversations: Freedom of Speech, Teaching and Civil Discourse" will be held Wednesday, September 20, from 3:30-5 p.m. in the DeVos Center, Loosemore Auditorium. Registration is not required.

Panelists are Tom Butcher, vice president and general counsel; Kristine Mullendore, professor of criminal justice and legal studies; Shawn Bultsma, associate professor of education and vice chair of ECS; and Jennifer Stewart, professor of sociology.

The event follows the Expressive Activities/Grounds and Facilities Use statements issued earlier this month. More information is available on the FLTC website