Faculty Connection – February 24 at Noon

Faculty Connection is an online gathering of faculty from a variety of universities across the country to learn from and strengthen each other as we serve the Lord on our campuses. Faculty Connection is hosted by Howard Van Cleave of InterVarsity Christian Fellowship’s Graduate and Faculty Ministries. After excellent presentations by Dr. Walter Bradley on how to live out the Christian faith and values on campus and overcoming fears (recordings available, check with Howard) , we now will host a follow-up discussion with a leading expert on Academic Freedom and Freedom of Expression as university personnel. Our special guest with be Tyson Langhofer, JD. He serves as senior counsel and director of the Center for Academic Freedom with Alliance Defending Freedom. Bring your concerns and questions for Tyson to address.

I hope you can join us on February 24, Thursday at Noon Eastern time.

Register in advance for this meeting:

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Tyson C. Langhofer serves as senior counsel and Tyson Langhofer photodirector of the Center for Academic Freedom with Alliance Defending Freedom.

Langhofer has represented college students and student organizations throughout the country in defending their freedom of speech,

freedom of association, and free exercise of religion. In Young Americas’s Foundation v. Covino, he successfully represented YAF, Ben Shapiro, and California State University- Los Angeles students in a lawsuit against university administrators for First Amendment violations—when they allowed a mob of professors and students to physically block students from attending Shapiro’s scheduled speech on the campus. In Grace Christian Life v. Woodson, he successfully represented a religious student group at North Carolina State University in a lawsuit against administrators for violating their First Amendment freedoms when they prevented students from discussing religious topics because they did not acquire the university’s pre-approval.

Before joining ADF, Langhofer was a partner with Stinson LLP, where he worked as a commercial litigation attorney for 15 years and earned Martindale-Hubbell’s AV Preeminent® rating.

Numerous media outlets have interviewed or featured Langhofer, including The Washington Post, The Washington Times, Townhall, The Federalist, and The Daily Wire.

Langhofer earned his Juris Doctor from Regent University School of Law, where he graduated cum laude in 1999. He obtained a B.A. in international business with a minor in economics from Wichita State University in 1996. A member of the bar in Virginia, Kansas, and Arizona, Langhofer is also admitted to practice in numerous federal district courts.

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