The Death of Academic Freedom at Gallaudet University: President T. Alan Hurwitz is an Intolerant Coward

It’s happened again.  Another academic administrator has fallen victim to the hierarchy of victimhood.  Just like Crystal Dixon before her, Angela McCaskill has learned the hard way that being a woman, being black, and–in Dr. McCaskill’s case–being deaf simply does not give her a valuable enough perspective on “diversity and inclusion.” Until her “administrative leave” […]

Diversity for Me but Not for Thee: Crystal Dixon, the University of Toledo, and the Hierarchy Civil Rights

It all started way back in 2008, when a self-described “middle-aged, overweight white guy with graying facial hair” wrote an op-ed that played fast and loose with the truth about health care benefits at the University of Toledo. Michael Miller, editor-in-chief of the Toledo Free Press, fresh from a town hall meeting sponsored by Equality […]