Seeing only one female student on the list of candidates for class speaker made me wonder and I looked at commencement archives. No female class speakers between 2003 and 2010. The archives start in 2003.
In addition, only 3 out of 24 total speakers are female. If we don’t count the valedictorians, then only 1 out of 16 chosen speakers is female (this includes Phi Beta Kappa & class speakers).
This makes me very uneasy.
Instead of becoming “uneasy,” this student (and the WSO commentators that follow) might consider becoming “educated.”
Men and women are biologically different.
If you don’t think that this scientific fact plays a major role (not the only role) in the gender of Commencement Day speakers, then you are deeply uneducated. And that is probably partly the fault of Williams College.
Would any Williams professor dare to point this out in a public forum? I doubt it. They all saw what happened to Larry Summers . . .