Free speech on America’s college campuses has certainly seen better days. At many colleges and universities, free expression is on life support, having the life squeezed out of it by illiberal campus cultures and censorious university rules.
Here are the 10 worst college campuses for free speech, according to a new ranking from the Foundation for Individual Rights and Expression (FIRE).
(Note: the ranking 1-10 is purely for formatting purposes, FIRE did not necessarily designate some on the list as “worse” than others).
10. Hamline University
This Minnesota-based liberal arts college fired an art history professor for daring to… teach art history? That’s right: After an art history professor showed an important historical painting depicting the prophet Mohammed—which some Muslims find offensive—she was not re-hired and dubbed “Islamophobic.” Read more…