The University of Wyoming officially commits itself to political neutrality

The University of Wyoming (UW) will stay politically neutral as it seeks to foster an environment where both freedom of expression and constructive dialogue can flourish.

That’s according to the university’s new statement of principles — a public document crafted over several months and ultimately endorsed by every corner of the campus community, from students to staff to faculty and administrators.

Adjunct professor Martha McCaughy helped craft the statement of principles alongside a working group she co-chaired. Now, at the behest of President Ed Seidel, she is coordinating efforts to put those principles into action.

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