Wednesday, June 3, 2015
Odd Timing at Northwestern
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 https://www.insidehighered.com/quicktakes/2015/06/03/northwestern-president-united-should-apologize
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:
http://uclafacultyassociation.blogspot.com/2015/05/cautionary-tale.html and http://uclafacultyassociation.blogspot.com/2015/05/a-cautionary-tale-follow-up.html