When Students Attend White-Supremacy Rallies, How Should Colleges Respond?

EWA Radio: Episode 136

In the aftermath of the white supremacy gathering in Charlottesville, Va., some universities are under pressure to take action against students who attend rallies organized by hate groups. Nick Roll of Inside Higher Ed discusses the situation and how postsecondary institutions are responding. How do universities balance respect for free speech with concerns about cultivating an inclusive campus environment? What’s been the fallout for students at Washington State University and the University of Nevada, Reno, who have been identified as having participated in the Charlottesville rally? What are some examples of colleges turning the controversy over recent events into a “teachable moment?”

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