Safeguarding Academic Freedom and a College Community
Here are two simple truths.
One, when you’re a college president who happens to be a black woman, you get asked to speak about diversity and inclusion a lot. Two, when you’re a college president whose campus has been disrupted by a social media maelstrom over a professor’s words, you get asked to speak about managing crises and the tension between academic freedom and other fundamental values a lot.
Originally published: January 23, 2018
Author: Joanne Berger-Sweeney
Institution: Trinity College
Published by: Inside Higher Ed