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Time Magazine Article on Falk/Derbyshire

When was the last time a sitting senator (!) called on a Williams College President to resign? In a Senate hearing?! Check out Time Magazine’s latest article on Williams, “Williams College President Rejects Claim That He Blocked Free Speech On Campus“.

Responding to Wood’s testimony, Louisiana Sen. John Kennedy on Tuesday called Falk unfit to lead the school. “If the way you described it is accurate, then he should resign,” Kennedy said. “It’s just that simple — because he needs to explain to students and have them understand that they do not have a constitutional right in life not to be offended. They’re going to be offended plenty of times in life.”

Emphasis mine.

And for that matter, when was the last time a Williams student took part in the investigations of a Senate judiciary hearing committee? Similar to the Washington Post piece from months ago, this piece reads like it was written by Falk’s worst enemies. Consider:

Williams College President Adam Falk did not attend the Senate judiciary committee hearing on Tuesday, but Williams student Zach Wood did, and Wood testified about what he sees as a lack of politically and ideologically diverse speakers at the Massachusetts private school, where he said “the administration promotes social tolerance at the expense of political tolerance.”

Is there anyone (except Falk) who still disagrees with this? I don’t!

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#1 Comment By CV On June 26, 2017 @ 7:25 am

Falk’s denial that he suppressed speech is like denying the sky is blue. At what point do the Trustees hold this man accountable?

#2 Comment By JCD On June 26, 2017 @ 10:02 am

The worst part of this is that Falk allowed the leftist mob at Williams College to terrify Zach Wood ’18 into cancelling Suzanne Venker’s speech.

As Zach wrote in a piece published in Weekly Standard last year, “…I invited Suzanne Venker to speak on anti-feminism but had to rescind the invitation shortly after due to extreme backlash from student activists, a few of whom made implicit threats of physical violence.” See, http://www.weeklystandard.com/the-uncomfortable-truth/article/2005012

Why is Falk even allowed to serve as president if he will not make aggressive efforts to keep students safe from threats of physical violence?