intellectual freedom House Lawmakers Seek Survey On Whether 'Intellectual Freedom' Exists On University Campuses By Lynn Hatter • Mar 14, 2019 Are Florida’s public universities promoting intellectual freedom? Some state lawmakers don’t think so, and they want to survey schools on the issue. It’s part of a broader bill aimed at tweaking the way the schools are run and funded. Florida House: Are Students Safe To Express Their Views? By The Associated Press • Jan 18, 2018 Florida may require its 12 public universities to do a survey on the "intellectual freedom" and "viewpoint diversity" allowed on campuses.