Robert W. McGee


Students and faculty face possible retribution for expressing unpopular ideas, making statements that may be offensive to someone, or even for asking legitimate questions that deal with race, sex, ethnicity or sexual preference. A "thought police" mentality has infested the university, just as McCarthyism did in the 1950s. This article explores the current state of this mentality and discusses the problems inherent in trying to preserve and protect the right of free speech in the university