Videos | Freedom of Expression

Liberal Arts, Free Expression, and the Demosthenes-Feynman Trap

November 13, 2017 by Robert J. Zimmer

Robert J. Zimmer, president of the University of Chicago, is the recipient of the 2017 Philip Merrill Award for Outstanding Contributions to Liberal Arts Education. He gave this acceptance speech at the Award Gala Dinner hosted by ACTA in Washington, DC.


Launched in 1995, we are the only organization that works with alumni, donors, trustees, and education leaders across the United States to support liberal arts education, uphold high academic standards, safeguard the free exchange of ideas on campus, and ensure that the next generation receives an intellectually rich, high-quality college education at an affordable price.

Discover More