Controversies like the one that has now ended on your campus are stressful, to say the least. I hope your administration has learned that falsely accusing your opponents of ?lies and distortions? can have devastating effects in the court of public opinion. Your capacity to raise funds and maintain a positive public image demands that you conduct yourself more professionally in the future.
In order to avoid any future controversies, I would suggest ordering several dozen copies of the FIRE Guide to Free Speech on Campus at www.thefire.org or through www.amazon.com. I intend to celebrate this recent victory for free speech by ordering 100 copies and distributing them to administrators, faculty, and students on our campus.
This case reminds me that sunlight can often be the best disinfectant. It should also teach you that an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of humiliation.