After Yale Bowed to Pressure to Rename Calhoun College, Clemson Students Target Tillman Hall

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From The College Fix:

Seeing Yale finally alter the name of its Calhoun College, students at Clemson University are reinvigorating the debate over its Tillman Hall, named after founding trustee — and slave-owning white supremacist — Benjamin Tillman.

Backing a name change back in 2015, members of the Clemson Faculty Senate wrote on the group’s website that “Ben Tillman was complicit or directly responsible for the killing of many black people, an action for which he apparently felt no remorse.