College President Blasts Millennial Students for Being Overly-Sensitive

December 2, 2015

By Vinnie Rotondaro at National Catholic Reporter

The president of an evangelical Christian college is making news for writing an open letter that berates "our culture" for teaching American youth to be "self-absorbed and narcissistic."

"Any time their feelings are hurt, they are the victims," he wrote. "Anyone who dares challenge them and, thus, makes them 'feel bad' about themselves, is a 'hater,' a 'bigot,' an 'oppressor,' and a 'victimizer.'"

Dr. Everett Piper, President of Oklahoma Wesleyan University, wrote the letter after a student told him he felt "victimized" by a sermon on the topic of 1 Corinthians 13 -- "If I speak in the tongues of men or of angels, but do not have love, I am only a resounding gong or a clanging cymbal" -- saying, in essence, that the homily made him feel bad for not showing enough love in his life...

Schools: Harvard University Wesleyan University