New Harvard President Endorses Ideological Diversity

, Malcolm A. Kline, Leave a comment

Let’s see what happens, what form it takes, and how long it lasts. According to The Harvard Crimson, University President Lawrence S. “Bacow has already made embracing ideological diversity a cornerstone of his approach to the presidency.”

“In his speech Friday, he invoked critiques that colleges and universities are not ‘nearly as open’ to ideas from across the political spectrum ‘as we should be.'”

Bacow said, “Throughout human history, the people who have done the most to change the world have challenged and overturned conventional wisdom, so we should not be afraid to welcome into our communities those who challenge our thinking. In other words, our search for truth must inexplicably be bound up with commitment to freedom of speech and freedom of expression.”