Office of the Chancellor

Writings and Remarks, 2017 Archive


Professors Are Losing Their Freedom of Expression

Nov. 15, 2017

Op-Ed by Chancellor Howard Gillman and Erwin Chemerinsky on faculty freedom of expression.

UC, Roiled by 1st Amendment Controversies, to Launch National Free Speech Center

Oct. 26, 2017

Chancellor Howard Gillman leads advisory board of new UC National Center for Free Speech and Civic Engagement.

Does Disruption Violate Free Speech?

Oct. 18, 2017

Chancellor Howard Gillman and Erwin Chemerinsky on how free speech does not include preventing others’ from exercising own free speech rights.

The Intolerant Fifth: Free Speech at American Universities is Under Threat

Oct. 12, 2017

The Economist cites Chancellor Howard Gillman's strategy on tackling free speech issues on college campuses.

The Trump Administration Says Colleges Are Suppressing Free Speech. How Should They Respond?

Oct. 2, 2017

Chancellor Gillman quoted in free speech debate in The Chronicle of Higher Education.

Op-Ed: First Amendment lessons for liberals

Oct. 1, 2017

Chancellor Gillman and Erwin Chemerinsky discuss First Amendment lessons in New York Daily News.

Chancellor Remarks at 2017 Convocation

Sept. 25, 2017

Chancellor Gillman addresses Class of 2021 and new transfer students.

Op-Ed: A Free-Speech To-Do List for College Administrators

Sept. 4, 2017

Chancellor Gillman and Erwin Chemerinsky offer free speech checklist to campus administrators (PDF).

2017 Commencement Speech

June 19, 2017

Chancellor Gillman's commencement speech to the Class of 2017.

LA Times: UC Irvine's rare distinction: It's an elite research university that's a haven for Latinos

June 9, 2017

Chancellor Gillman shares UCI's commitment to diversify campus as part of our public mission.

Op-Ed: Top colleges should be catalysts for upward mobility, not reproducers of privilege

April 15, 2017

Chancellor Gillman writes top colleges should be engine of social mobility.