Lauren Noble

In this episode, Bryan Paul, ACTA’s director of alumni advocacy, hosts a conversation with Lauren Noble, founder and executive director of the William F. Buckley, Jr. Program at Yale University.

It’s no secret that America’s colleges and universities are facing a troubling decline in viewpoint diversity and the willingness of students to openly express their opinions. Elite institutions like Yale sadly lead in this trend, with more and more students exercising self-censorship for fear of being attacked or ostracized by their peers. In her role at the helm of the Buckley Program and as alumni leader of Fight for Yale’s Future, Lauren Noble knows this phenomenon firsthand and is working vigorously to expand political discourse on campus and expose students to often-unvoiced views.  She seeks to foster open political discussion and intellectual engagement on campus and transform the culture of her alma mater into a haven for free expression. Her efforts and commitment to academic freedom and excellence make her an indispensable ally for all those who are dedicated to promoting genuine intellectual diversity.

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