Diversity & Democracy: Current Issue

Diversity and Democracy, Spring-Summer, 2017

Current Issue


Free and Civil Discourse

Challenges and Imperatives

What is the relationship between free speech and civil discourse? Which voices are heard in what contexts? And what are the implications for inclusive learning environments? This issue explores these questions and more, with a focus on how colleges and universities across the country are navigating current events.

Table of Contents

By Kathryn Peltier Campbell, Association of American Colleges and Universities

Free and Civil Discourse: Challenges and Imperatives

By Lynn Pasquerella, Association of American Colleges and Universities

By Christopher M. Tinson and Javiera Benavente, Hampshire College

By Eduardo M. Ochoa, California State University–Monterey Bay

By Susan Whealler Johnston, Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges


By Robert Quinn, New York University

By Leslie E. Wong and Alison M. Sanders, San Francisco State University

By Lisa L. Moore, University of Texas at Austin

Campus Practice

By David Maxwell, Drake University

By Kimberly Cassidy and Ruth Lindeborg, Bryn Mawr College

By Esther Boyd, Interfaith Youth Core, and Katie Cruger, Chatham University

By Michael J. Sorrell, Paul Quinn  College

Presidential Statement

By Lynn Pasquerella, Association of American Colleges and Universities