Exclusive: Internal Documents Show Backlash Over Virginia Tech’s Disinvitation of Jason Riley

June 1, 2016

By Jillian Kay Melchior at Heatstreet

Earlier this year, Virginia Tech’s business school invited conservative commentator Jason Riley to speak to its students. Then suddenly, 10 days later, Riley, the author of a controversial book about race, received an email informing him the lecture was off. The department head and others on campus were “worried about more protests from the looney left if you were to give the lecture,” the email said...

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