Lawrence Summers at Columbia: Academic Freedom and Antisemitism
On January 29, 2015, Lawrence H. Summers delivered a major address on academic freedom and antisemitism at the inauguration of Columbia Law School’s Center for Law and Liberty. In his speech, he said, “Academic freedom is essential if universities are to succeed in their missions of creating and disseminating knowledge.”
Lawrence H. Summers is the Charles W. Eliot University Professor and President Emeritus at Harvard University. He served as the 71st Secretary of the Treasury for President Clinton and the Director of the National Economic Council for President Obama.