How the Right Weaponized Free Speech

Free speech makes no distinctions as to quality; academic freedom does. Are all opinions equally valid in a university classroom? Are professors being "ideological" when they refuse to accept the Bible as scientific evidence? What, then, becomes of certified professorial expertise? Does the university have a responsibility to uphold standards of truth-seeking outside the classroom as well as inside it?

Read more at the Chronicle of Higher Ed as Professor Emerita Joan Wallach Scott explores these questions and more.