Day: February 20, 2024

The (Mis)Education of Religion and the American Founding

In 1989, the Supreme Court ruled in County of Allegheny v. American Civil Liberties Union that a nativity scene donated to the courthouse by a local Roman Catholic organization displayed with the words Gloria in Excelsis Deo (Glory to God in the Highest) was a violation of the Establishment Clause because it violated a section […]

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A Diversity Officer’s Dismissal of Rape Charges Exposes Racial Bias and Conflict of Interest at UTK

In January 2024, Minding the Campus reported that the University of Illinois Springfield firmly ditched its “diversity, equity, and inclusion” (DEI) audit, which found that the university “fail[ed] to adequately address a rape case” involving one of its recruiters. Colleagues have contacted us about a similar situation at the University of Tennessee Knoxville (UTK), the […]

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