Obama Precedent Empowers Trump Against Campus Protest Culture

February 3, 2017

by Alice B Lloyd at the Weekly Standard

The new administration's uncertain higher education policy took two strides into the light this week. First came the announcement of Liberty University president Jerry Falwell Jr.'s appointment to lead Trump's White House task force on higher education reform. And then, responding to fiery, riotous protests at UC Berkeley that night, President Trump tweeted about defunding campuses where free speech comes under fire...