In 2017, a controversy embroiled Bret Weinstein, a self-described liberal, white professor at Evergreen State College, who was vilified by students when he refused to stay off campus on the School’s Day of Absence, an…
Topic: Bret Weinstein
On May 22, 2018, the U. S. House of Representatives Government Reform and Oversight Committee examined the free speech crisis on college campuses. Since few universities do not receive federal funding, their interest is not inconsequential.
Last year’s widespread protests at Evergreen State College have led to falling enrollment numbers, which has led the college to slash $5.9 million from its budget for the upcoming year.
Punishment for the disruptive student protesters was handed down by Evergreen State, affecting 80 students of 180 protesters identified by administrators.
Evergreen State College settled with two professors over how the professors were treated over their objections to a day of racial segregation.
A white professor may be disciplined for not taking leave from campus on an anti-white protest day.