Wednesday, May 14, 2014

In and Out

Back on May 8, we noted that former UC-Berkeley Chancellor Robert Birgeneau had been invited to Haverford to deliver a graduation address but that protesters there were demanding various apologies.  He refused but did not withdraw from the program.  However, apparently, on second thought, he declined to give the address.  From the NY Times:

Haverford College on Tuesday joined a growing list of schools to lose commencement speakers to protests from the left, when Robert J. Birgeneau, a former chancellor at the University of California, Berkeley, withdrew from this weekend’s event...

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A case of indecision?

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