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More on Hamline


Over at The Dispatch, I have a new piece on Hamline University and its academic freedom struggles.

Here's a taste:

In an extremely competitive field, Hamline University is making a bold bid to be the new standard-bearer for universities willing to cast aside principles of academic freedom and freedom of speech. What really sets Hamline apart is the degree to which the university is sacrificing its core academic mission for the sake of political correctness and the willingness of the university president to be so explicit about what she is doing.

Read the whole thing here.

It is behind a paywall, but if you are not already a subscriber to The Dispatch I'd recommend becoming one. They do good work over there.

UPDATE: Looks like you can access the article by signing up for a free account without making a full commitment to pay for access. Check it out.