I opposed taking Woodrow Wilson’s name off our school. Here’s why I changed my mind.
The Princeton University Board of Trustees voted on Friday to remove Woodrow Wilson’s name from the university’s School of Public and International Affairs. It acted because Wilson’s racist opinions and policies make him an inappropriate namesake for a school whose scholars, students and alumni must stand firmly against racism and for equality and justice.
Originally published: June 27, 2020
Author: Christopher L. Eisgruber
Institution: Princeton University
Published by: The Washington Post