What’s Wrong with the Universities and Can They Be Fixed?

What’s Wrong with the Universities and Can They Be Fixed?

Admissions. Diversity. Political ideology. Free Speech.

Join PRI Senior Fellow Dr. Steven Hayward and UC Berkeley law professor John Yoo for an important discussion on diversity, equality, and the attacks on free speech on college campuses. 

This luncheon, part of PRI’s 40th Anniversary Events Series, will explore these issues on campuses across the nation. Professors Yoo and Hayward will shed light on their own experiences teaching at UC Berkeley and offer solutions for restoring integrity at public and private colleges and universities.


Friday, June 14
11:30 am Registration
12:00-1:30 pm Luncheon and Discussion


The University Club of San Francisco
800 Powell Street
San Francisco 


General Admission: $60
Sir Antony Fisher Freedom Society Members: $30
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Space is limited



June 14, 2019

Professor John Yoo

John Yoo is the Emanuel Heller Professor of Law at the University of California at Berkeley, a Visiting Scholar at the American Enterprise Institute, and a Visiting Fellow at the Hoover Institution, Stanford University. At Berkeley, Professor Yoo directs the Public Law and Policy program and the Korea Law Center.

Professor Yoo has published almost 100 scholarly articles on subjects including national security, constitutional law, international law, and the Supreme Court. He also regularly contributes to the editorial pages of The Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, and National Review,among others. He has also been a columnist for his hometown newspaper, The Philadelphia Inquirer.

Professor Yoo graduated from Yale Law School and summa cum laude from Harvard College.


Dr. Steven F. Hayward

Dr. Steven Hayward is the author of PRI’s annual Index of Leading Environmental Indicators, a major study on the state of the environment. He is also nationally recognized for his books, The Real Jimmy Carter (Regnery Publishing, 2004), The Age of Reagan: The Fall of the Old Liberal Order 1964-1980 (Prima Publishing, 2001), and Churchill on Leadership: Executive Success in the Face of Adversity (Prima Publishing, 1997).

Dr. Hayward writes frequently on a wide range of issues, including environmentalism, law, economics, and public policy, and has published dozens of articles in scholarly and popular journals. His work has appeared in National Review, New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Reason, The Weekly Standard, Policy Review, andChicago Tribune.He is a Weyerhaeuser Scholar at the American Enterprise Institute, an adjunct fellow of the John Ashbrook Center and a former Bradley Fellow at the Heritage Foundation, Weaver Fellow of the Intercollegiate Studies Institute, Earhart Fellow, and Olive Garvey Fellow of the Mont Pelerin Society.

Dr. Hayward holds a Ph.D. in American Studies and a M.A. in Government from Claremont Graduate School.