Promoting civil discourse

Chicago Principles

In 2014, President Robert J. Zimmer and then-Provost Eric Isaacs appointed a committee of University of Chicago faculty to articulate “the University’s overarching commitment to free, robust, and uninhibited debate.” To read the Chicago Principles, please click here or view the document below. The resulting “Chicago Principles” have since been adopted by universities and colleges across the country. 

Beyond Bigots and Snowflakes

Building Community Through Viewpoint Diversity: A Video Series by Ilana Redstone 

The Viewpoint Diversity Mindset

A video by Heterodox Academy