Skip to comments.UNLV Regent warns "Professors have to be careful what they say."
Posted on 02/07/2005 5:28:18 PM PST by toaster
She said she was not afraid to be controversial and that certain groups need to be protected. "If homosexuals are not defined as a protected group by federal law, they should be."
When asked if she believed in academic freedom, she said not for those attacking "protected groups."
She then explained that in 2001 before the Campus Student Environment Committee at UNLV she complained about an accounting professor who had a spread sheet up on a screen and when moving the cursor to another section of the screen he said of the cursor, "You drag this little black guy over here."
"That took the cake "she said. "This was highly offensive, especially given that it was during the trial of the men accused of dragging the black man, Charles Byrd, in Texas. "
She said of her complaint, "They didn't get rid of him right away, but they eventually did."
"Professors have to be careful what they say," Howard concluded
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Never know when something like that might come in handy when confronting liberals... Thanks again!
*(Or, to quote Ol' Alfred E. Neumann, "What, me worry?")
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