American Democracy Project: Role of Free Speech on College Campuses

Wednesday, October 11, 2017 - 4:00pm

Attend a panel discussion on the role—and importance—of free speech on college campuses.


  • The role of free speech
  • Why it’s a protected right
  • What free speech looks like
  • What that means for a college campus

Panelists include—

  • Mel Netzhammer, WSU Vancouver chancellor
  • Obie Ford III, campus director of equity and diversity
  • Carolyn Long, Sam Reed Distinguished Professor of Civic Education and Public Policy

A Q&A session will follow. For more information, contact Tyler Davis at

Dengerink Administration Building, Room 110

If you have a disability that requires special materials, services or assistance, contact the Access Center at 360-546-9238 or as soon as possible to discuss your specific needs.