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How Should Colleges Deal With Students Who Express Extreme Views?

Wednesday, August 23, 2017

How should colleges deal with students who express extreme views? It's a conflict that more and more schools have had to confront in the wake of the recent white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia on the grounds of the University of Virginia campus. Colleges are in a difficult position: as reporters Collin Binkley and Michael Kunzelman write in The Washington Post, colleges must "try to ensure campus safety in the face of recruiting efforts by white nationalist and neo-Nazi groups that have escalated beyond campus flyers and online messages, and to balance that with freedom of speech."