"Mr Hart, you're still not speaking loud enough. Will you stand? Speak louder, Mr Hart! Fill the room with your intelligence."
--Prof Charles W. Kingsfield Jr (The Paper Chase)
Updated ratings of colleges w.r.t. free speech. A rating of 75 or higher seems associated with a speech and idea environments that are favorable.
Very few institutions clear this hurdle. In this region, Kentucky rates highest at 55. Most regional schools have insufficient data to be included on the list at this time. However, those with partial data sets do not look promising.
Speech restrictions go on-in-hand with lack of ideological diversity to restrain learning capacities at higher ed institutions.