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.
Topic: Evergreen State College
The protesters at Evergreen College, indulged by administrators there, just got another pass from the president of the college.
Evergreen State College, on the heels of announcing it will slash $5.9 million from its budget entering this year, will cut 24 faculty positions, 19 unfilled staff positions and has warned 20 staff members that their jobs are at risk, too.
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.
Our friends at the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE) have compiled a list of the ten campuses with the worst free speech policies.
Evergreen State College professor of feminism and queer theory, Naima Lowe, resigned after a video surfaced of her criticizing her colleagues using choice language. She will receive a $240,000 settlement, as a part of her resignation.
A pair of progressive professors who have escaped its confines describe what drove Evergreen College to the brink of disaster.
A student newspaper at Evergreen State College has a non-white student writing submission section and stands by it.
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.