Free Speech on Campus: Policy Audit and Supplemental Resources

When the latest wave of student activism shook higher education, many institutions were not prepared to manage the volume and complexity of students’ actions. In many instances, policies related to campus activism were originally drafted decades ago and do not speak to the tactics of today’s activists. Responding on the fly—and without the guidance of current policies—can cause institutions to respond inconsistently or contrary to their stated values.

Use EAB's Free Speech on Campus: Policy Audit and Supplemental Resources toolkit to work with campus partners to evaluate and update your free speech policies. We recommend a two-step process:

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