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We believe that, rather than being in opposition, free expression and an inclusive culture are essential parts of the same whole. In a truly inclusive culture, everyone in our diverse community, from all backgrounds and perspectives, has a voice and feels empowered to participate in active debate.” — President Marc Tessier-Lavigne and Provost Persis Drell
Marc Tessier-Lavigne and Persis Drell seated next to each other on a stage.

Advancing free speech and inclusion

November 7, 2017

How can Stanford best advance both our unwavering commitment to the free expression of ideas and our equally steadfast goal of an inclusive community. Read More

Expression and inclusion, part 2

February 13, 2018

Multiple recent incidents on campus underscore the depth of challenge we face in simultaneously ensuring inclusion and free expression. Read More

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