As both college graduates and non-graduates strike out on their own, the reality of limited job opportunities hits home. National college debt is at an all-time high. In traditional and social media, on campuses nationwide and in general conversation, American college students and graduates are asking themselves tough questions about the value of their college education.
How one activist is using objects of intolerance to teach tolerance.
Dr. David Pilgrim, leading expert on issues relating to multiculturalism, diversity and race relations, recently recorded a podcast at Appalachian State University as part of a week-long event exploring freedom of speech on college campuses and the First Amendment.
Hear why censorship, like free speech, is a two-sided sword.
Since starting FIRE in 2003, Director Robert Shibley has helped students and faculty on hundreds of college campuses defend and protect free speech. He was one of the guest speakers in Appalachian State University’s “Say What?” – a series of more than 30 events exploring freedom of speech on college campuses and the First Amendment.
Appalachian attracts and retains an exceptionally talented and committed faculty. Small classes and close interactions between faculty and students create a strong sense of community, which has become an Appalachian hallmark. Meet a few of our extraordinary faculty who create life-changing experiences in the classroom and beyond.