Because of a silly and vain culture warrior ethos.
Activism Free Speech Religion Stanford staff encourage students to tear down flyers for talk on radical Islam
Vandal posts video of himself tearing down flyers; dorm leaders say flyers posted there 'not welcome.'
Abortion/Pro-life Opinion Religion Notre Dame flip-flops, says employees will keep getting free abortion drugs
All the nominally Catholic university wanted was plausible deniability, it seems.
Higher Ed Bubble Political Correctness Religion Victory: Catholic student group will not be sanctioned by Catholic university
The student group stood to lose its funding and recognized status.
Bias Free Speech Religion Columbia tight-lipped as student official suggests conservative events need pre-approval
'There exists absolutely no mechanism' of how to objectively define a 'white supremacist.'
Bias Free Speech Religion Columbia refuses to punish students for shouting down College Republicans speaker, won’t say why
Faculty say nonwhite and Muslim students should be held to a more forgiving standard.