Wednesday, June 3, 2015

Odd Timing at Northwestern

It's hard to read the following item from Inside Higher Ed about goings on at Northwestern U without thinking about the timing: [excerpt]

Morton Schapiro, president of Northwestern University, has written to United Airlines, urging the airline to apologize for the way a flight attendant treated the university's Muslim chaplain, The Chicago Tribune reported. In a case that has attracted much anger on social media, a flight attendant declined to give the chaplain an unopened can of Diet Coke, saying that unopened cans could be used as a weapon...

Full story at

Is this the same Northwestern U calling for someone else to apologize for bad behavior that recently dismissed the case against Prof. Laura Kipnis without an apology?

If you haven't heard of the Kipnis case - about which we have blogged - see the links below: and
From now on we'll take Morton Schapiro with a grain of you-know-what

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