Mar 30, 2022 ·
Walt Gardner ·
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There was a time when the number of “legacy admits” at colleges was low enough overall that the practice was tolerated. But with elite schools now under immense pressure to … Continue reading “End Legacy Admissions”
Aug 1, 2007 ·
George Leef ·
Comments Off on The Firing of Ward Churchill: A Good First Step
Last week, the University of Colorado terminated the employment of Professor Ward Churchill, the head of the “Ethnic Studies” department. It is an exceedingly rare thing for a university to fire a tenured professor and it took Colorado two years of investigation and hearings to finally determine that his employment would be ended.
Churchill’s firing was perfectly justified, but in my view is only the first step that the University of Colorado should take if it is to be truly accountable to the people of the state.
The case is well known, but let’s review the facts.