Biology prof Bret Weinstein’s persecutors face sanctions from Evergreen State College
|October 3, 2017||Posted by News under academic freedom, Culture, Intelligent Design, News|
You know, that non-PC nerd who was warned that it wasn’t safe for him to go back to teach and eventually settled for $500k. From Eric Owens at Daily Caller:
School officials at the 4,000-student school received approximately 120 incident reports involving 180 students during the days-long series of protests, reports The Olympian, the main newspaper in the town surrounding Evergreen State.
“Of those 180 students, approximately 80 were found responsible for their actions,” Evergreen State spokeswoman Sandra Kaiser told The Olympian. “They received sanctions ranging from formal warnings, community service and probation, to suspension.”
Read the rest of the story, it gets crazier. Then:
Last month, school officials announced that Evergreen State is now facing a $2.1 million budget shortfall as well as a five percent plunge in enrollment. More.
The secret of accountable authority is to know when to use it — for example, when publicly funded universities become dominated by a mission to suppress ideas.
Note this curious detail: “An unidentified person who does not attend Evergreen State was also “subsequently arrested and permanently barred from campus,” Evergreen State spokesman Zach Powers told The Olympian.” Michael Shermer also mentioned at Scientific American that the 2016 prof assault case at Middlebury featured off-campus thugs:
… Editor’s Note (8/18/17): This sentence was edited after the print article was posted online. The original stated that students at Middlebury College “physically attacked” Charles Murray and his campus host, Allison Stanger. In fact, a police investigation determined that it appears several participants in the demonstration against Murray came from outside the campus community and that those wearing masks used “tactics that indicated training in obstruction and intimidation.” Although the attackers were never identified, and thus the police were unable to press charges, Middlebury maintains that the masked assailants were not students but outside agitators.
Free advice for U adminbots: If you tolerate thugs on campus, no surprise, you will attract more vicious and more experienced thugs from the back alleys. If you can’t figure that out, quit soon so we can replace you with people who can. It isn’t hard math, after all.
And while we are here, instead of focusing on punishing the students, try cutting off the problem at the source by going after the profs who lead students to believe that thuggery is freedom. Why should those profs retire in comfort while the students, acting in good faith, have become unemployable menaces, convinced that everyone else is to blame?
See also: This just in: Evergreen U settles with biology prof over threat of harm due to non-PC stance
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