Who’s Naughty? Who’s Nice? We Help Santa Scrutinize Higher Education

December 24, 2014

By Pope Center Staff at The John William Pope Center

This year has been an eventful one for higher education in general and for North Carolina specifically. As Santa checks his list, the Pope Center has a few suggestions as to who’s been naughty and nice this year.

George Leef:

Naughty: Speech-censoring college presidents

During 2014, quite a few college presidents were naughty. They caved in to pressure from students and/or faculty to disinvite a speaker whose presumed message would be upsetting to the tender sensibilities of some on campus. I will single out one in particular: Frederick Lawrence of Brandeis University...