“I’m a liberal professor, and my liberal students terrify me.”

Fellowship of the Minds

A self-described “liberal” professor in a state university says he is so terrified of his students, especially the liberal ones, that he censors himself in fear of offending anyone because a student’s complaint can cost him his job.

So much for our colleges and universities being edifying institutions of higher learning and the pursuit of truth.

Imagine what the rare conservative professor goes through….

j'accuse

Below are excerpts from Edward Schlosser’s (not his real name) essay “I’m a liberal professor, and my liberal students terrify me,” in Vox, June 3, 2015:

I’m a professor at a midsize state school. I have been teaching college classes for nine years now. I have won (minor) teaching awards, studied pedagogy extensively, and almost always score highly on my student evaluations. I am not a world-class teacher by any means, but I am conscientious; I attempt to put teaching ahead of research, and…

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