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Posted on 08/31/2009 12:34:20 PM PDT by Sub-Driver
College Republicans Compiling List of Liberal Professors at Ohio School UT College Republicans President Matt Rubin, a junior majoring in political science and public administration, says the list is not an attempt to bash professors who have liberal ideas, but an attempt to speak out for students who may have been victims of political bias.
Randiah Green, The Independent Collegian
Monday, August 31, 2009
The University of Toledo's College Republicans are compiling a list of liberal professors who they claimed have a bias against conservative students.
The list will include professors who students say have let their political views interfere with the way they interact with students in the classroom.
UT College Republicans President Matt Rubin, a junior majoring in political science and public administration, said the list is not an attempt to bash professors who have liberal ideas, but instead, it is an attempt to speak out for students who may have been victims of the bias, which was then reflected in their grade.
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Why don’t they just compile a list of the conservative profs? It would be a lot easier. Well, on second thought, it would probably be a lot harder trying to find them, but the list would be much shorter.
Beat me to it!!
Wouldn’t it be easier to compile the much shorter list of conservative professors?
In my experience it would be basically everyone minus maybe one or two (at best) and then rate level of free speech violations and classroom indoctrination activities, lectures, and suggested and required reading materials. Call a spade a spade. Basically I would build a rating system. Which is not in anyway orienting toward a liberal cry of free speech violation rather than rating the facts and put each on a scale with a built in mechanism for unsure or open to opposing opinions.
I would guess there are a few enclaves of conservative thought. Aren’t engineering departments usually conservative?
True, usually because they're logic is grounded in REALITY!
Well, that shouldn’t be difficult.
I can only remember one prof at my college who was an “outed” conservative/Republican. The rest, well, you know what they were. I remember one prof talking about the “good things” that could happen if the U.S. went to a socialist form of government. Well, all of these years later and we’re here at that point unfortunately.
That’s the funny thing about “liberalism”.
They have to hide their true beliefs from adults who don’t view them as authority figures,
or they’ll get ridiculed and booted.
No! No! I'm a college student. We want these professors names listed on the internet and associated with academically dishonest behavior. That way when a potential employer or a publicist googles them, this information will be public and readily available! The one thing that professors absolutely fear is being accused of being academically dishonest. It will ruin their reputation or at the very least call it into question and put them in a position to defend their reputation. This is a good plan. Out any biased professor regardless of party affiliation.
I suffered at the hands of a couple of liberal profs who couldn’t believe anyone would actually oppose them out loud.
Thankfully, I went to a rather conservative school. We even had a political science prof who was conservative, and ethical enough NOT to say so in class.
Re Post 13: OK. I like your spirit!
Doesn’t “making a list” imply there’s at least one conservative? Wouldn’t that be great? One “token” on a “free speech for liberals only” campus. It would be a dream come true. ( and here’s what’s sad - I’m not being sarcastic)
Yeah, it would be faster to list the 2-3 who aren’t liberal.
Rope-a-dope using their own words vs. their denials. Could be fun.
BTW - the students, if possible, need to make sure the recorder is not near them so as to throw off the scent of the "betrayer". In the past it was perfectly fine to walk up to the front of the class and leave a recorder there for best quality. Chances are a lot of professors have nixed that idea and surely would after such a proposed "sting" was played out.
That's why a whole semester should be recorded at classes/lectures to ensure a good volume of outrageous statements so that when the shoe is dropped and the professors counter with a "no-record policy" the point will have already well made.
This could be a coordinated effort across the country which would surely produce cries of censorship but would a) make the professors feel like they are recorded at any moment and thus will stunt their outrageous dogma and b) would create a valuable launchpad to take on the clear bias in hiring/tenure of professors, administration officials, etc demonstrated at colleges/universities across the country.