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A College President Made an Ill-Chosen Racial Analogy. It’s Not the First Time Someone in His Position Has Done That.

A College President Made an Ill-Chosen Racial Analogy. It’s Not the...

February 12, 2020

When Thomas J. LeBlanc, president of George Washington University, was asked this month if he would have the institution divest from fossil-fuel companies if the proposal had student support, he reached for an analogy to argue that such pressure wouldn’t matter. “What if the majority of the students agreed to shoot all the black people here?” he said in an impromptu sidewalk meeting that was recorded on video. “Do I say, ‘Ah, well, the majority voted?’ No.”
When Thomas J. LeBlanc, president of George Washington University, was asked this month if he would have the institution divest from fossil-fuel companies if the proposal had student support, he reached for an analogy to argue that such pressure wouldn’t matter. “What if the majority of the students agreed to shoot all the black people here?” he said in an impromptu sidewalk meeting that was recorded on video. “Do I say, ‘Ah, well, the majority voted?’ No.”

February 12, 2020

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Sioux City Journal, IA

John Reynders to Retire As Morningside College President

John Reynders to Retire As Morningside College President

February 12, 2020

John Reynders, Morningside College's longest-serving president, said Thursday he will retire in June 2021.
John Reynders, Morningside College's longest-serving president, said Thursday he will retire in June 2021.

February 12, 2020

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TheRivardReport.com

St. Mary’s Powers Up Esports Program as Arena Nears Completion

St. Mary’s Powers Up Esports Program as Arena Nears Completion

February 12, 2020

St. Mary’s University will be home to San Antonio’s first collegiate esports arena as the private university finishes renovating existing campus space into a gaming amphitheater this spring and launches its new esports program this fall.  
St. Mary’s University will be home to San Antonio’s first collegiate esports arena as the private university finishes renovating existing campus space into a gaming amphitheater this spring and launches its new esports program this fall.  

February 12, 2020

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NJ.com

After Years of Being Led By Nuns, N.J. University Gets Its First Male Lay President

After Years of Being Led By Nuns, N.J. University Gets Its First Ma...

February 12, 2020

More than 80 years after it was founded by Catholic nuns as a women’s college, Caldwell University has named its first male lay president. Matthew Whelan, a vice president at Stony Brook University in Long Island, will take over as president of Caldwell University on July 1, school officials announced Tuesday.
More than 80 years after it was founded by Catholic nuns as a women’s college, Caldwell University has named its first male lay president. Matthew Whelan, a vice president at Stony Brook University in Long Island, will take over as president of Caldwell University on July 1, school officials announced Tuesday.

February 12, 2020

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The Gazette, IA

Coe College President David McInally to Retire Next Year

Coe College President David McInally to Retire Next Year

February 12, 2020

Eight years after taking the reins of the private Coe College in Cedar Rapids, President David McInally has announced he plans to retire after the 2020-21 academic year.
Eight years after taking the reins of the private Coe College in Cedar Rapids, President David McInally has announced he plans to retire after the 2020-21 academic year.

February 12, 2020

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