The Education Department’s Race to the Bottom
Soon after Princeton University president Christopher L. Eisgruber outlined steps the university would take “to combat systemic racism at Princeton and beyond,” the U.S. Department of Education declared his message a “serious, even shocking” admission, which “compel[led] the Department to move with all appropriate speed” to investigate the institution for possible violations of federal antidiscrimination law.
Originally published: October 12, 2020
Author: David Wippman
Institution: Hamilton College
Published by: Inside Higher Ed