FIRE’s Robert Shibley praises Auburn's free speech policy
Robert L. Shibley, executive director of the Foundation of Individual Rights in Education, or FIRE, spoke on the importance of free speech to our editor Lily Jackson.
FIRE has a classification system for analyzing the level of free speech protections on university campuses. Auburn has attained the highest rating.
“We’re having to battle small-town rumors and things like that,” Chris said. “People were telling us ‘Oh, I heard you’re closing,’ but I was like we’re actually doing a lot of stuff that not everyone knows about.”