Author: Mark Mercer

The values that universities forgot

In a time where guest speakers with unapproved ideas are routinely badgered off campus stages, where bad jokes or impolitic slogans can get university students expelled, and where even academics with tenure risk losing their jobs if they dissent from administration orthodoxies, it seems fair to ask, who will put out the fires when the book-burnings begin? Well, for one, the Society for Academic Freedom and Scholarship. SAFS president Mark Mercer explains.

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