Not only are American colleges generally staffed with extreme trusters of the state. See here.
The drive for “safety” from alternative ideas now predominates student discussions and drives out all principles of intellectual openness, freedom or diversity. Witness this video of students shouting down a Yale University officer for suggesting he has a duty to ensure intellectual freedom on the Yale campus.
No, the students shout. Yale is supposed to provide a campus “safe” from any objectionable ideas. Here is a write-up of the affair on reason.com.