ID the Future Intelligent Design, Evolution, and Science Podcast

Discovery Institute’s Chapman, Buri and West Sign Academic Freedom Statement

Andrew McDiarmid
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On this episode of ID the Future, Andrew McDiarmid reviews a recent incident at Middlebury College, where disagreement with a speaker’s point of view led to chaos and even violence. Listen in as McDiarmid reads the response from two ideological opposites, Cornel West and Robert George: a public statement endorsing academic freedom on university campuses. This statement has been widely circulated and it was signed by our own Bruce Chapman, Steve Buri and John West.

Andrew McDiarmid

Senior Fellow, Media Relations and Assistant to the Director
Andrew McDiarmid is a Senior Fellow at the Discovery Institute. He also serves as a Media Relations Specialist and Assistant to CSC Director Stephen C. Meyer. He holds an MA in Teaching from Seattle Pacific University and a BA in English/Creative Writing from the University of Washington. His tech column at Newsmax, Authentic Technology, explores today's technology landscape and encourages readers to live authentically in the digital age. His writing has appeared in San Francisco Chronicle, The Seattle Times, The Herald (UK),, Technoskeptic Magazine, The Washington Post, and other publications. In addition to his roles at the Discovery Institute, he is host of the Scottish culture and music podcast Simply Scottish, available anywhere podcasts are found.