Public Universities: Free Speech

The rich diversity of our university is our strength, and our power of inclusion is being tested by Richard Spencer’s pending visit to campus.  Please know we stand with our community in condemning hate and dehumanizing practices.  We have received numerous inquiries about his visit, our decision, and next steps, so we have created this site as a resource to answer some of your most pressing questions. 

 

We will continue to update the site as additional information becomes available and encourage you to share its contents within your networks.

Important April 25, 2018, update to the above information: Representatives of white nationalist leader Richard Spencer have dismissed the lawsuit they filed against UC. As a result, there are currently no plans for Spencer to speak at UC. See the president's complete statement.