Freedom Of Expression

  • Chancellor Daniel Diermeier (center) on stage at the Aspen Ideas Festival 2022.

    Diermeier speaks at Aspen Ideas Festival, emphasizes importance of free expression at universities

    Chancellor Daniel Diermeier participated in a conversation titled “The Path Forward for Academic Freedom in Higher Ed” as part of the world-renowned Aspen Ideas Festival on June 29. The panel set out to explore the “twin ideals of open inquiry and free expression” as well as higher education’s unique role in advancing these forces. Read More

    Jul 11, 2022

  • Campus students pedestrian bridge

    Vanderbilt announces updates to Freedom of Expression policy in Student Handbook

    Vanderbilt has updated its Freedom of Expression policy—a vital part of the university’s commitment to open discourse, discovery and learning—to strengthen civil and respectful discussion and debate of challenging ideas and beliefs among the campus community. The revised policy and guidelines also clarify the university’s policy on various forms of free expression such as demonstrations, dissents and protests. Read More

    Mar 23, 2022