Wednesday, November 27, 2013

McGill alumnus ceases giving due to his alma mater’s ‘D’ in Campus Freedom Index

While taxpayer funding remains the primary source of revenue for Canadian public universities, these institutions also depend on the contributions of thousands of individual alumni and donors. Colin Campbell is one such donor.  He gave to his alma mater, McGill University, for 35 years, until he discovered JCCF’s Campus Freedom Index.  The report measures and grades universities on their support (or lack thereof) for free expression on campus.

McGill University earned a dismal ‘D’ average in the Campus Freedom Index.  McGill allows student speech to be shut down if it “affects the dignity, psychological or physical integrity of a Member of the University Community,” or creates a “harmful environment”.  (more...)

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