This sort of behavior is not new. In 2004, the University of Helsinki (Finland) cancelled some scheduled talks by Discovery Institute fellows Paul Nelson and Richard Sternberg.
“Well, we can’t touch the third rail, so the question becomes, How can we safely get past it?”
“What happens when an up-and-coming European bioscientist flips from Darwin disciple to Darwin defector?”
Some ideas are just too risky to discuss in a university setting, and intelligent design is near the top of the list.