Lawrence H. Summers, Former Secretary of the Treasury, Lectures on Academic Freedom
New York, February 12, 2015—Academic freedom is essential to university life but does not include freedom from criticism, former U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Lawrence H. Summers told members of the Columbia University community in a Jan. 29 lecture at Jerome Greene Hall.
|Lawrence H. Summers, former U.S. Secretary of the Treasury and|
President Emeritus of Harvard University, delivers a lecture on academic freedom and anti-Semitism at Columbia Law School.
|The Law School's Center on Law and Liberty, which |
Professor Philip Hamburger directs, hosted Summers for its inaugural event.
|After the lecture, Hamburger moderated a Q&A session with Summers.|
|Students and faculty packed the lecture hall for the event.|