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Standing up for freedom: A replacement commencement speaker for someone forced out by student protests today strongly criticized the students in his speech today.
William G. Bowen, former president of Princeton and a nationally respected higher education leader, called the student protestors’ approach both “immature” and “arrogant” and the subsequent withdrawal of Robert J. Birgeneau, former chancellor of the University of California Berkeley, a “defeat” for the Quaker college and its ideals.
I would hope more speakers did this. Sadly, I don’t get the impression many are.