University of Oregon makes list of ‘worst colleges’ for free speech – U of O Thought Police 

University of Oregon makes list of ‘worst colleges’ for free speech | OregonLive.com

“He continued, “UO’s move puts the cart before the horse and risks justifying punishment whenever expression motivates rigorous debate on campus.”

Bill Harbaugh, a UO economics professor and president of the faculty senate who has been a frequent critic of his employer in the past, said the school likely isn’t one of the 10 worst in the nation on free speech, but perhaps in the bottom 20.

But Harbaugh said the foundation’s ranking doesn’t account for what he called one big free speech overreach from recent weeks. UO’s in-house attorney, Kevin Reed, filed a record request this month for Harbaugh’s emails over the past year relating to “freedom of speech or academic freedom,” a move Harbaugh described as unprecedented.”

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