The Tully Center for Free Speech

Tully Award for Free Speech

The Tully Award is given annually to a journalist who has shown courage in facing a free speech threat. Nominees are identified by an international panel of journalists and lawyers, and winners are chosen by a group of faculty and students.  The awardee visits campus to attend the award program, accept the $2,500 award and meet with students.


KAthy Gannon Tully Center for Free Speech

Kathy Gannon

Senior correspondent for The Associated Press
Lamees Dhaif Tully Center for Free Speech

Lamees Dhaif

Independent Bahraini journalist and human rights activist
Umar Cheema Tully Center For Free Speech

Umar Cheema

Journalist and investigative reporter
Lydia Cacho Tully Center for Free Speech

Lydia Cacho

Journalist, feminist and human rights activist