Month: July 2013

The Anti-Petraeus Hypocrisy

Earlier this spring, CUNY scored a coup when it announced that David Petraeus, former Director of Central Intelligence and commander of U.S. forces in Iraq and Afghanistan, would be joining the CUNY faculty as a visiting professor of public policy, in the Macaulay Honors College. (The Honors College, one of the most important legacies of […]

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Diversity After Fisher

The Sunday New York Times this week included one of those impressive (and expensive) full-page ads that appear when an interest group wants to make a Big Statement.  The new ad, sponsored by the Washington Higher Education Secretariat (WHES), is addressed to all of us. It declares in all-caps, “DIVERSITY IN HIGHER EDUCATION REMAINS AN […]

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The Feds Fumble a Segregation Issue at CUNY

The City University of New York’s “Black Male Initiative” is inherently segregative and discriminatory against whites, Asians, other non-whites and all women. In protest, I sent the Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights (OCR) substantial  documentary evidence of how programs at three CUNY colleges, in violation of civil rights laws, had specified that their […]

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