The only way to truth in science is to permit and even encourage challenges to orthodoxy.
The practice has a sordid history. There’s always a rationale — for example, in labeling Israeli businesses, or those doing business with Israel, to be avoided.
For the University of Chicago to turn its back on free speech would be like a Christian college turning its back on Christianity. It couldn’t happen.
Think of it: Wealthy parents are bribing their kids’ way into universities where the ultimate mystery of existence doesn’t even get a hearing.