Forget ‘Divisive Concepts’—Colleges Promote The Thinking Skills Critical For Democracy
New voices are joining the national debate over academic freedom on college campuses, and that’s good for democracy.
What do academic freedom and democracy have in common? Plenty, and that’s why it’s more important than ever that we understand what’s at stake when people start throwing around loaded terms like “divisive concepts.”
Originally published: April 26, 2023
Author: Jamie Merisotis
Institution: Lumina Foundation
Published by: Forbes